Matchbox Yesteryear: Y11-2-A-1 Packard Landaulet (1912) - Code 3

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This model is the Matchbox Yesteryear Y11-2-A-1 Packard Landaulet (1912) in Powder Blue and Cream. This is a Code 3 item produced by Ishimar who has used a SCARCE type A based model in this recreation. It was packed originally in the type D1 picture style box and Ishimar has manufactured a D3 picture box to go with this model (the D3 box was used on issues Y11-2-A-2 and Y11-2-A-3).

The model has a single spare wheel on a four prong carrier. The interior consists of black seats, brass steering wheel on bare metal column, and brass dash board.

Body Colour: Cream and Powder Blue
Roof Colour: Mid Blue
Radiator/Grille: Brass
Wheel Hubs: Brass 12 spoke, riveted axles
Tyres: Black, fine tread
Plated Parts: Brass
Box Type: picture type D3 reproduction box, should be picture type D1
Other Comments/Identifying Features: The model has 5 lines of text on its base that read "Models of Yesteryear, Packard Landaulet, 1912" on three lines at the centre top, and "Made in England, By Lesney" on two lines at the centre bottom. The model number "No. 11" is cast on the base just behind the engine sump. The base is held in place by two machined rivets. The base is the SCARCE type A base featuring a separate, unconnected dome in the centre and two mounting holes.

Issued in 1964, with a stated scale of 1:50, this Code 3 item was made in approximately 2016.

Item: 3254