Triang Minic 3508 Friction Army Low Loader Trailer - plastic

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This model is the Triang Minic 3508 Army Low Loader Trailer in olive green. This item is plastic and has a flywheel friction drive. It is missing the tractor unit and should have a Minic 3505 tank load.

The model has a diecast plastic body. It has been shaped with rudimentary representations of the body lines. There is no glazing.

The original black plastic rear wheels are still on the model, mounted on a plastic axle.

There is no base plate. The underside of the casting carries the legend "Triang" and "Made in England".

I do not know exactly when this item was issued but believe it to be between the 1950s and 1960s as it is shown in the 1957 Trade Catalogue.

Item: 3860