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Tuesday 15th June 2021 10:00am
Matchbox Sears US Issue Farm Vehicle Gift Set 49-54601 containing
Matchbox Sears US Issue Farm Vehicle Gift Set 49-54601 containing a mixture of Superfast & Regular Wheel models. Superfast include (1) 4a Dodge Stake Truck - 4-spoke wide wheels with black axle clips (factory assembly scratch to windscreen); (2) 12a Land Rover Safari - metallic gold body with burnt sienna luggage, clear windows, white interior without transmission tunnel cast, black plastic base, solid 5-spoke narrow wheels with tread pattern cast & black axle clips; (3) 17a AEC Horse Box - red cab & chassis, green body with grey ramp, chrome grille & base, solid 5-spoke narrow wheels with tread pattern cast & black axle clips, complete with horses attached to sprue (box has a couple of small tears to one end flap); (4) 37a Dodge Cattle Truck - yellow cab & chassis, hollow 5-spoke narrow wheels with black axle clips one of which has tread pattern cast the others without, complete with cattle attached to sprue; (5) 43a Pony Trailer - lemon yellow body with "IXA" cast below left hand wheelarch, dark green base with matt paint finish, solid 5-spoke narrow wheels with black axle clip, complete with horses removed from sprue; (6) 72a Standard Jeep - dark yellow body, red interior, gloss black base without rear braces, early balloon profile spiro wheels with black axle clips (does have a few tiny chips to edge of windscreen) - all generally Near Mint to Mint apart from Jeep which is Excellent in Excellent Plus to Near Mint "New" type G boxes; Regular Wheel models include (1) 39c Ford Tractor - dark blue chassis with short exhaust stack, yellow hood, type F3 box; (2) 40c Farm Hay Trailer complete with raves in type F5 box; (3) 65c Combine Harvester with base hole in type F5 box (does have minor crease to one striker side) - all Near Mint to Mint in Excellent Plus to Mint boxes. Outer plain white cardboard carton is Fair with some tears & stains but still complete and also has original Sears price label to one side. Still a nice set which is hard to find in any condition.
Estimate: £300 - £360
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