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1968


page last updated: 25 April 2015

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A very good year for Corgi with some splendid models released. The Golden Jacks models, Chitty, Chitty, Bang, Bang, The Monkeemobile, and the Mini-Cooper Magnifique - classics all of them. What about that E-type though!

Month No. Name Make Model Notes Colour PRICE UNITS SOLD Scale With-drawn Plate No
January 109 Pennyburn Workmen’s Trailer Pennyburn Workmen’s Trailer Pennyburn Workmen’s Trailer Blue/yellow   228,000 No Scale 1969 423
February 270 James Bond Aston Martin Aston Martin DB5 Saloon New James Bond Aston Martin DB 5 3-sided revolving number plates tyre slashers; gold bumpers Silver with gold radiator & bumpers   1,172,000 1:43 1978 424
March 341 Mini-Marcos GT 850 Marcos Mini-Marcos GT 850 Mini-Marcos GT 850 Met. red   636,000 No Scale 1970 427
April 275 Rover 2000 TC Rover P5 2000TC 'Golden Jacks' with spare on boot - Rover 2000 TC Met. green; met. maroon 7/- 428,000 1:46 1970 427
May 506 Police ‘Panda’ Sunbeam Imp Sunbeam Sunbeam Imp Police ‘Panda’ Sunbeam Imp White   211,000 1:43 1969 430
June 276 Oldsmobile Toronado Oldsmobile Oldsmobile Toronado Golden Jacks version Met. red; met. gold; met. blue   400,000 1:51 1972 432
June 335 Jaguar 4.2 Etype 2+2 Jaguar E type Jaguar 4.2 Etype 2+2 Red; Metallic Blue   398,000 1:43 1970 433
June 348 Pop-Art Ford Mustang Stock Car Ford Mustang Pop-Art Mustang Stock Car Light blue   163,000 1:46 1969 432
July 508 ‘Holiday Camp Special’ Commer Mini-Bus Commer PB 2500 Series ‘Holiday Camp Special’ Commer Mini-Bus Orange/white   157,000 1:45 1969 435
July GS10 Rambler Marlin & Kayaks

 

Rambler Marlin

109 Pennyburn Trailer

2 x Kyaks

Trailer has tools removed, One kayak fits on a roof rack

Metallic blue

Metallic blue with white chassis

Red/white

  123,000   1969 435
July GS8 Lions of Longleat

 

438 Land Rover

Lions den

3 x lions

3x lumps of meat

Hunter figure

Land Rover in zebra stripes with hole in roof for hunter, cage over load bed and Longleat decals

Black/white/yellow/red

13/6d 357,000   1974 437

July

GS13

Tour de France

 

260 Renault R16

Cameraman

Cyclist

Renault adapted to take camera unit in hatchback area with Paramount roof sign & Tour de France decals

Black/white/red

14/6d 190,000

1:43

1972

428

August 338 Chevrolet SS 350 Camaro Chevrolet SS 350 Camaro Golden Jacks version gold/black roof 9/- 443,000 1:47 1971 436
81CORGI - Massey-Ferguson Combine Harvester - 1111 October 1111 Massey Ferguson ‘780’ Combine Harvester Massey Ferguson 780 Combine Harvester Massey Ferguson ‘780’ Combine Harvester, updated model Red/yellow 19/11d 89,000 No Scale 1972 440
October 1139 Scammell Menagerie Transporter Scammell Handyman MK 111 Tractor unit Chipperfield’s Circus Menagerie Transporter Lions, Bears and Tigers Incl. Red/light blue 26/11d 50,000 1:48 1972 441
October 1143 American La France Aerial Rescue Truck American La France Aerial Rescue Truck American La France Aerial Rescue Truck Red/silver/yellow 37/6d 699,000 No Scale 1980 442
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang - 266 November 266 Chitty Chitty Bang Bang No Make Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Red/orange/brown/silver 22/6d 776,000 1:45 1972 445
Land-Rover and Horse Box - GS15

November

GS15

Land Rover & Horse Box

 

438 Land Rover

112 Rice's Beaufort Horse Box

Mare & Foal

 

Blue with white tilt

Blue & white

  629,000

 

1977

n/i

Tractor and Trailer - 1200

December

GS9

Tractor & Trailer

 

Massey 165 Tractor Shovel

Tipper Trailer

 

 

  105,000

 

1972

n/i

Grand Prix Set - GS12_2

December

GS12

Grand Prix Set

 

490 VW Tow Truck

156 Cooper Maserati

155 Lotus Climax

330 Porsche Carrera 6

Racing Car Trailer

Mechanics, bales & bollards

 

Replaced by 159 Cooper Maserati

Replaced by 158 Lotus Climax

White

Green

Dark blue

Blue/red

Red

  36,000

 

 

 

1971

455

December 334 Mini-Cooper ’Magnifique’ Morris Mini-Cooper Mini-Cooper ’Magnifique’ Met.blue 7/6d 237,000 1:41 1970 453
December 277 Monkeemobile The Monkees Monkeemobile Monkeemobile with the four boys inside Red/White 8/6d 82,000 No Scale 1972 453
December 470 Jeep FC Jeep FC Re-release with die-cast hubs