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Corgi Toys in 1963

T R A N S  - O -  L I T E  headlamps    NO BATTERIES, NO BULBS


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A very busy year with lots of newness, Trans-o-Lite lamps, folding seats on the Citroen Safari, the Commer PB 3/4 ton chassis and the Ghia with opening everything.  

Month No. Name Make Model Notes Colour PRICE UNITS SOLD Scale With-drawn Plate No
January 439 Chevrolet Fire Chief Car Chevrolet Impala Fire Chief Car - Early Type, All metal Red   425,000 1:50 1965 237
January 154 Ferrari Formula 1 Ferrari 156 Formula 1 GP Racer Ferrari Formula 1 GP Car; Racing Number 36 - sharknose Red 4/3d 1,280,000 1:46 1972 237
February 441 Volkswagen Toblerone Van Volkswagen Type 2 Transporter Van Volkswagen Toblerone Van Sky blue 5/3d 363,000 1:47 1967 238
February 239 Volkswagen Karman Ghia Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Volkswagen Karman Ghia with opening bonnet & boot. Cream; gold; light red 5/6d 730,000 1:46 1968 238
March 428 Commer Ice Cream Van Commer Smiths 1 ton van Mister Softee Ice Cream Van Sky blue/cream 6/4d 466,000 1:55 1965 240
March 607 Elephant and Cage- kit No Make Chipperfield's Circus Elephant and Cage- kit no colour detail 2/6d 43,000 No Scale 1967 n/i
Ecurie Corgi Gift Set -GS17 March GS17 Land Rover & Racing Car     438 Land Rover - Red with beige tilt

154 Ferrari 156 Grand Prix

Trailer (small & yellow, early; wider & red, later)

  10/- 456,000   1967 240
Plymouth Sports Suburban - 445 April 445 Plymouth Sports Suburban Plymouth Sports Surburban Plymouth Sports Suburban, with spun hubs & suspension Beige/tan roof; pale blue/red roof 4/2d 194,000 1:49 1965 244
April 436 CitroŽn Safari CitroŽn ID19 CitroŽn ID 19 Safari, fitted moulded roof rack & 'Wildlife Preservation' decal on bonnet Yellow 6/4d 525,000 1:48 1965 245
May 1128 Priestman ĎCubí Shovel Priestman Priestman ĎCubí Shovel Priestman ĎCubí Shovel Red/yellow/grey 15/- 669,000 1:45 1976 247
May 57 Massey Ferguson Tractor with Fork Massey Ferguson 65 Tractor Massey Ferguson Tractor with Fork Red/white/silver 7/- 669,000 1:40 1966 251
June 443 Plymouth U.S. Mail Van Plymouth Sports Surburban Plymouth U.S. Mail Van Red/white/blue; blue/white 4/11d 232,000 1:49 1966 252
June 464 Commer Police Van Commer PB 15cwt Chassis Commer Police Van Met. blue cast window bars 7/11d 438,000 1:45 1967 252
July 240 Ghia-Fiat 600 Jolly Fiat Ghia-Fiat 600 Jolly Ghia-Fiat 600 Jolly - Blue with canopy Blue/canopy silver   205,000 1:40 1964 253
July 465 Commer Pick-up Commer PB 15cwt Chassis Commer Pick-up Truck Red/yellow 5/6d 217,000 1:45 1966 253
August 310 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray Corvette Sting Ray 1963 Met. red; polychromatic silver; bronze 5/6d 1,189,000 1:46 1967 254
August GS24 Commer Constructor Set     2x Chassis Cab Units Commer PB, 1xRed 1xWhite

Bodies:

Milk float with bottle load & milkman - blue

Pick-up with bench seat - yellow

Van back - red

Ambulance - white

  15/- 345,000   1968 255
August GS27 Low-loader & Digger     1104 Bedford Machinery carrier - Blue cab, grey trailer

1128 Priestman cub shovel - orange/yellow/grey

  27/6d 263,000   1968 257
October 252 Rover 2000 Rover P5 2000 Rover 2000, Trans-o-lite headlamps Met. blue; polych. maroon 4/3d 384,000 1:46 1966 258
November 241 Ghia L 6.4 Ghia Ghia L 6.4 Ghia L 6.4 with Chrysler V8 Engine Met. blue; met. gold; met. Green 8/6d 1,753,000 1:48 1969 259
November 251 Hillman Imp Hillman Hillman Imp Hillman Imp, Opening rear window and folding rear seat Blue; met. bronze, met. blue 4/6d 593,000 1:43 1966 261
November 316 NSU Sport Prinz NSU Sport Prinz NSU Sport Prinz Met. red 3/9d 345,000 1:40 1966 261
November 303S2 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Mercedes-Benz 300SL 300 SL Open driver added Pale Blue or White + yellow seats   inc with 303s 1:46 1967 n/i
November 1107 Euclid TC-12 Tractor Euclid TC-12 Tractor Twin Crawler Tractor with Dozer + Driver figure Lime green 18/6d 80,000 1:41 1966 n/i
November 1131 Bedford Machinery Carrier Bedford TK Type Cab Machinery Carrier, detachable rear axle. Blue Cab/grey low loader/ black or yellow rear axle 12/6d 83,000 1:47 1966 269
CORGI - Bedford Low Loader - 1132 November 1132 Bedford Low Loader Bedford TK Type Cab Carrimore Low Loader with Bedford TK cab. Yellow cab unit, red semi trailer   44,000 1:47 1964 n/i
November 500 U.S. Army Land Rover Land Rover Series 2 U.S. Army Land Rover - was re-issued in 1965 as 357 Weapons carrier Khaki 4/8d 17,000 1:46 1963 271
November GS25 Garage Layout     Kits:

602 AA & RAC Boxes

608 Shell/BP Service Station

609 Forecourt accessories

606 Lamp Standard x2

601 Batley Garage x3

Cars:

224 Bentley Continental - Black

225 Austin Se7en - Red

229 Chevrolet Corvair - Bright Blue

234 Ford Consul Classic - Beige/Red

419 Ford Zephyr Police - White

  65/- 8,000   1965

 

267
November GS15 Silverstone Layout     Kits:

602 AA & RAC Boxes

603 Pits

604 Press Box

605 Club house & timekeepers box

Cars:

150s Vanwall

151s Lotus XI

152s BRM

215s Ford Thunderbird Open Sports

304s Mercedes Benz 300SL Hard Top

309 Aston Martin Competition

417s Land Rover Breakdown

Figures:

1501 Racing Drivers

1502 Spectators

1503 Race track officials

  72/6d 8,000   1966 268
Massey Ferguson Tractor & Trailer - GS29 November GS29 Tractor & Trailer     50 Massey Ferguson 65 Tractor

51 Massey Ferguson 30cwt Trailer

Driver figure

    55,000   1965 n/i
Massey Ferguson Tractor & Trailer - GS28 November GS28 Car Transporter Set     1105 Bedford TK Car Transporter

222 Renault Floride

234 Ford Consul Classic

232 FIAT 2100

230 Mercedes Benz

  38/3d     1965 270

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