Matchbox Yesteryear: Y11-1-A Aveling & Porter Steam Roller (1920)

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This model is the Matchbox Yesteryear Y11-1-A-1 Aveling & Porter Steam Roller (1920) in Mid Green with Dark Red roller and rear wheels. It was packed originally in the type C line drawing box or D1 coloured picture style box.

The model has a dark brown painted flywheel and mid green maker's plate. The body is mid green with full gold trim.

Body Colour: Mid Green body
Paint Trim: Full gold trim - Gold chimney stack upper rim, steering rack and pinion, and steering and reversing gear rods
Radiator/Grille: None
Wheel Hubs: dark red, 16mm 10 spoke on front rollers with the smooth road surface unpainted; dark red, 23mm 14 spoke on rear wheels with smooth road surface unpainted, riveted axles
Tyres: None
Box Type: no box, should be line drawing type C or pictorial style type D1
Other Comments/Identifying Features: The model has 6 lines of text below the roof that read "Models Of Yesteryear, "Aveling and Porter", Road-Roller, No. 11, Made In England, By Lesney". The front roller is held in place by a machined rivet, the roof sits level with the top of the chimney stack on black roof supports, and the maker's plate is mid green. Full gold trim has been applied to the model.

Issued in 1958, with a stated scale of 1:80, and rated SCARCE in the Yesteryear Book.

Item: 3157


This model is the Matchbox Yesteryear Y11-1-A-2 Aveling & Porter Steam Roller (1920) in Mid Green with Dark Red roller and rear wheels. It was packed originally in the type C line drawing box or D1 coloured picture style box.

The model has jet black painted flywheel and mid green maker's plate. The body is mid green with full gold trim.

Body Colour: Mid Green body
Paint Trim: Full gold trim - Gold chimney stack upper rim, steering rack and pinion, and steering and reversing gear rods
Radiator/Grille: None
Wheel Hubs: dark red, 16mm 10 spoke on front rollers with the smooth road surface unpainted; dark red, 23mm 14 spoke on rear wheels with smooth road surface unpainted, riveted axles
Tyres: None
Box Type: no box, should be line drawing type C or pictorial style type D1
Other Comments/Identifying Features: The model has 6 lines of text below the roof that read "Models Of Yesteryear, "Aveling and Porter", Road-Roller, No. 11, Made In England, By Lesney". The front roller is held in place by a machined rivet, the roof sits level with the top of the chimney stack on black roof supports, and the maker's plate is mid green. Full gold trim has been applied to the model.

Issued between 1958 and 1961 approximately, with a stated scale of 1:80.

Item: 2733