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This model is the Matchbox Yesteryear Rolls Royce (1912) in Olive War Office "War Department" livery. It comes with its original type I straw coloured box.
The model has an Olive Green body, chassis, radiator, running boards and wheel arches while the roof is matt black. The steering wheel, radiator grille and the seats are all black.
Coded to the 2002 Yesteryear Book
Body Colour: Olive Green body & chassis
Plated Parts: Olive, over-painted
Wheel Hubs: Olive, 12 spoke (originally red)
Box Type: Type I
Other Comments/Identifying Features: The model has the type "C" roof, Type "C" spare carrier and the type "E" base. It has been adorned with "W D" with upward pointing arrow, on both sides of the engine cover, in white lettering. The baseplate is held in place with two machined rivets and is marked with the letters "AL" in silver paint (assumed to be the modifier's initials).
Originally issued 1979 approximately, with a stated scale of 1:48.