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Corgi Toys 485 Austin Mini Countryman 'Surfing'

£250.00

Issued 1965-69

Scarce 'Cast Wheels'

Description & Condition  Almost Mint
This is a Corgi 485 Austin Mini Countryman 'Surfing'. Rare with CAST WHEELS. Almost mint other than an area of staining on the green plastic back bumper.
This popular Mini model has a sea-green finish, ‘wood panelling’, yellow interior, jewelled headlights, aerial, bright chrome roof-rack with two surf boards, and surfing figure.
Suspension on as-new, and a more difficult find with cast wheels.  Superb paintwork with  day one lustre.
Box    Near Mint
The colourful pictorial box is crisp, revealing no early damage. Minor marks and age discolouring.  Complete with a crisp membership leaflet,    clean and bright. Very fresh. Tiniest tear. Complete with leaflet Corgi Club Membership Form.

Summary
A bright example with no chipping. Only the second example I have had.