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This model is the Matchbox Yesteryear Y5-4-A/B Talbot Van (1927) in dark green, A.I.M 2nd Annual Convention 1978 livery. It comes packed in the original woodgrain box. This item is an official Code 2 model produced with the permission of Tyco/Matchbox.
The model has no opening parts other than the rear doors which are painted in the body colour, dark green. The vehicle roof is matt black, the seats are black plastic, and the tool box lid is brass coloured. There is no glazing. This item could be of any one of five A or B castings but is most likely to be an A-2 casting, given the woodgrain box.
Coded to the 2002 Yesteryear Book
Body Colour: Dark Green & Glossy Black chassis
Roof: Matt Black
Seats: Black plastic
Steering Wheel: Black plastic
Wheel Hubs: 12 spoke, Dark Green
Plated Parts: Chrome
Box Type: H - woodgrain box
Other Comments/Identifying Features: The model has the A.I.M 2nd Annual Convention 1978 clear adhesive labels on each side, with gold printing.
The base plate is held in place by three machined rivets.
Issued in 1978 as a limited edition with a stated scale of 1:47.