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Matchbox 5a London Bus

Matchbox 5a London Bus

Ref: 36604

NEW ARRIVAL
Reservation limit: 60 days
Good, box Fair

Price: 20.25


In red with gold radiator grille, this is the earliest Lesney No. 5 bus, with grey metal wheels and 'Buy Matchbox Series' labels. Casting with rear number plate recess.

This example has some fairly large paint chips at the front and rear of the roof, but the labels are only a little worn and the axles are rust-free. The box is the early Type A design with the word 'Moko' on the front in script characters; this was introduced in 1953 and withdrawn in 1954. It has general age wear and one of the inner flaps is missing; another is detached but still present.

Scale: 1:198
Length: 52mm.
Approx Years: 1954 - 1954
Condition: Good, box Fair
Shipping Weight: 50g

5a London Bus



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