Matchbox Yesteryear: Y12-3-A-7 Ford Model T Van (1912) - Coca Cola - Code 3 (5 line)

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This model is the Matchbox Yesteryear Ford Model T Van (1912) in Coca Cola (5 line) livery. It comes packed in the original straw coloured box. This item is a Code 3 model I purchased to fill a "hole" in my collection until I can afford the genuine article.

The model has no opening parts. The vehicle roof is black, the seats are black plastic, the rear door type is Type "1" and it has been modified by the application of new decals representing the 5 line version of the model. There is no glazing.

Coded to the 2002 Yesteryear Book

Body Colour: Off White body & Black chassis
Roof: Black
Radiator: Gold
Seats: Black plastic
Steering Wheel: Black plastic
Wheel Hubs: 24 spoke, Chrome (the real version has RED 12 spoke wheel hubs)
Tyres: Black
Plated Parts: Gold colour
Box Type: I - straw coloured box
Other Comments/Identifying Features: The model has Type 1 rear doors (single line tampo), red rear lights, reproduction 5 line side panels and Type 1 side tampo printing (gaps). The baseplate was orginally held in place by three machined rivets which have been drilled out and refixed using a glue of some sort.

 

Originally issued in 1979 with a stated scale of 1:35, this reproduction was produced some time in 2000.

Item: 2836