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This is the Tootsietoy Vought F-7U Cutlass Jet issued between 1956 and 1969 in red.
This is a one piece casting with all detail such as window spaces, body trim, markings, wing flaps and tail flaps cast into the metal. There is no glazing or base to the model. On the wings the US "Star" insignia markings and "NAVY" are cast on the upper side and lower sides to the left and right respectively when viewed. On the under-side the model carries the legend "Tootsietoy ® U.S.A." cast under the body roof line and "F7U3" under the left flaps and "CUTLASS" under the right flaps (when viewed). The domed axle passes through the two struts cast on the wings and the black rubber wheels appear to have been fitted before the axle ends were peened. The struts have been pressure clamped over the axle once it was fitted in place.