256 - Volkswagen 1200 in East African Safari trim


€46,95

Corgi’s first modelling of the iconic Beetle pulled out all the stops. Presented in deluxe packaging, complete with a plastic rhino charging the hapless rally car, the model went on to sell in numbers in excess of 760,000. Packed with features, it was given both an opening boot and bonnet, each lifting to reveal some impressive diecast detailing. Best of all, the model could be steered via a spare wheel mounted on the roof.

The look was completed by East African Rally stickers and decals. Launched in 1965, the model stayed in the Corgi range until 1968.Two years later, Corgi used the same casting for a police version (Corgi 492), which cleverly used the spare wheel’s hole in the roof for an emergency light.

Size: Length: 93mm Width: 40mm Height: 35mm

Scale: 1:44

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LUCIANO MANZOCCHI
256-Volkswagen 1200 East African Safari

A very beautiful model, I had it during my childwood, among other Corgi models, and I happy. I’m very fond of cars, both real and models. Many compliments.

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ANTÓNIO AZARUJA
Recebi Corgi Volkswagem 1200 in East African Safari

Great.

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roberto torretta
Bellissimi

Sono contento degli acquisti sono persone gentili e precise comunicano perfettamente e mantengono le promesse. Veramente ottimi very good

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Peter
Very nice Model and Boxset

Very nice model and boxset with animal. Fast shipping. Thank you very much. Highly recommended!

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Thom Wirtz
The Beetle

My first car was a 1972 VW Beetle with 44 hp. Love this little model so much,

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