420 - Ford Thames Airborne Caravan


€42,95

Based on a Ford Thames 400E chassis, the Airborne was a classic 1960s caravanette in the VW mode. Corgi introduced this much-loved model into their range in 1962, producing it in various two-tone colour schemes – most notably in green, blue or lilac.

With classic Corgi spun hubs and Glidamatic suspension, the model features rear doors that open to reveal a two colour interior complete with a small table, a cooker, venetian blinds and even a foam cushion on one for the miniature seats. Injection moulded, the interior was yet another first for Corgi, a significant upgrade in quality compared to typical vacuum-formed plastics of the time. Manufacture of the Ford Thames Airborne ended in 1966 after an impressive 900,000 had been produced.

Size: Length: 100mm Width: 60mm Height: 45mm

Scale: 1:43

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Customer Reviews

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Marco Kobau
bel pezzo

un altro pezzo per la mia collezione

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Onno Keller
Very nice detailed car

Perfect nice detailed car. Beautiful.

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Etienne Pévenasse
Magnificent model

Excellent

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Michiel Tattersall
Ford Thames

Just as the original of the 60s. I was a member of the Corgi Model Club since the 60s and always have been a keen collector.

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Frank Muensterkoetter
Model with a „Face“

A very nice Model of the sixties. I love UK cars from the past as they had an individual look. Detailed model.

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