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This model is the Matchbox Yesteryear Crossley RAF Tender (1918) in RAF Blue with roundels on the rear tray sides and a red cross on a white background on the rear canopy. It is packed in the wood-grain style box.
The model has no opening parts. The cab tilt, rear canopy and radiator grill are all tan. The seats are milky white. There is no glazing.
Coded to the 2002 Yesteryear Book
Body Colour: RAF Blue body & chassis
Cab Roof: Tan plastic, lightly textured
Rear Canopy: Tan plastic, textured & with molded features
Radiator: Tan plastic grille with die cast, plated surround
Seats: Milky white plastic
Steering Wheel: Black plastic
Wheel Hubs: chromed, 24 spoke
Plated Parts: Gold/Brass colour
Box Type: H - blue "woodgrain" box
Other Comments/Identifying Features: The model has the "B" type body with two cleats and raised edges to the top and two sides of the rear body tray, type "B" front springs (additional strengthening web has been added), and the type "B" baseplate with the "Ltd" deleted from "Lesney Products & Co. Ltd" and held in place with two rivets.
Issued 1975 to 1979 approximately, with a stated scale of 1:47.