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Mini-Cooper S

Monte Carlo 1967

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Mini-Cooper S

Monte Carlo 1967

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This is a reissue of the 1967 Monte Carlo Mini Cooper S with Whizzwheels. The Whizzwheels don't really detract from the model, especially as a set of extended wheel arches have been added to the casting. There are some problems with this one though - for a start off, why paint it yellow? It is a model of a real car - it even has the registration number on a decal back and front - and the car of which it is a model is red and white, not yellow. The yellow paint they have used is thick and hides the casting detail too.

The Whizzwheels Monte Carlo Mini was introduced in 1972 and remained in the range until 1976 it is almost always bright yellow and values are fairly high, however there is a glad plated version known which is very scarce indeed. Prices for those are stratospheric.

This is a nice bright example of the model with minimal wear to the paint and only a few breaks in the roof-rack.

Mini-Cooper S Monte Carlo 1967 - 308 Mini-Cooper S Monte Carlo 1967 - 308 Mini-Cooper S Monte Carlo 1967 - 308  
Mini-Cooper S Monte Carlo 1967 - 308 Mini-Cooper S Monte Carlo 1967 - 308 Mini-Cooper S Monte Carlo 1967 - 308  
Mini-Cooper S Monte Carlo 1967 - 308 Mini-Cooper S Monte Carlo 1967 - 308 Mini-Cooper S Monte Carlo 1967 - 308  
Mini-Cooper S Monte Carlo 1967 - 308 Mini-Cooper S Monte Carlo 1967 - 308 Mini-Cooper S Monte Carlo 1967 - 308  
Mini-Cooper S Monte Carlo 1967 - 308 Mini-Cooper S Monte Carlo 1967 - 308    
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