P R E C I S I O N   D I E  -  C A S T   S C A L E   M O D E L S

 

 

 

233

 

HEINKEL TROJAN ECONOMY CAR

Heinkel Bubble Car - 233

page last updated: 22 February 2017

 


Follow Little_Wheels on Twitter

The cutest little model that Corgi ever made. It was in the range for 10 years and was seen in all sorts of colours. The red one below is early, look at its flat wheels. The pink one is also early and could do with a clean - I want this in all the colours, so if you have one lurking about you want rid of in a colour you cannot see here please email me.

Funny to think that BMW revived its fortunes after WW2 by building cars like these

CORGI TOYS

SPRING SUSPENSION

SEATS AND

STEERING WHEEL

There were two of these in my childhood toybox, both horribly overpainted and both ripe for restoration. I think I was trying for a special finish here, silver rubbed away to reveal blue beneath - or was it just a terrible paint job

The Hienkel Trojan Economy car was made from 1962 to 1972, a very long run for Corgi. It also had a host of variations. The early car had flat turned hubs and possibly gecause it was the only model to use these tiny hubs they stayed that way right through the era of spun hubs and went straight to cast hubs at the end of the run. Colours are: red, dark blue, lilac, orange, pink, metallic blue, fawn and turquoise.

Interiors can be red or lemon


Red, lemon interior

 

Pink, red interior

 
Heinkel Bubble Car - 233 Heinkel Bubble Car - 233 Heinkel Bubble Car - 233   Heinkel Bubble Car - 233 Heinkel Bubble Car - 233 Heinkel Bubble Car - 233  
   
   
   

Metallic blue, lemon interior

 

Orange, cast hubs

 
   
   
   
   

Repaint from my childhood toybox

 

Repaint from my childhood toybox

 
   
   
   
   

diecast.plus.com


Corgi 1962 Home Corgi Home Site Home