Matchbox Yesteryear: Y01-2-A-21/22 Ford Model T (1911) - Black - Code 2

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This model is the Matchbox Yesteryear Y01-2-A-21 or 22 Ford Model T (1911) in black. It comes packed in the original Type H woodgrain box with the Gold "Y1" lettering on the end flap and white lettering on the top of the box.

The model has no opening parts. The body is black and the chassis is black; the seats and radiator grille are black plastic and the roof is a black, textured plastic so I have coded it as issue 21/22 for my collection. There is no glazing.

Coded to the 2002 Yesteryear Book

Body Colour: Black body & Black chassis
Roof: Black, textured
Radiator: Black
Seats: Black plastic
Steering Wheel: Black plastic
Wheel Hubs: Chrome, 12 spoke, 10mm
Tyres: Black
Plated Parts: Brass
Box Type: H
Other Comments/Identifying Features: The model has the 10mm diameter hubs, no holes in the base, unpainted windscreen surround, and single brake lever. The base plate is held in place by three machined rivets.

Issued in 1976 with a stated scale of 1:42, it is deemed to be a VERY RARE, Code 2 issue of which only 900 were issued due to shortages of components. All are reported as having been shipped to the US.

Item: 3527