417 - Land-Rover Breakdown Truck


£31.99

Beautifully modelled, this brightly painted breakdown truck was manufactured by Corgi between 1960 and 1963. The bodywork is based on an earlier ‘Series 2’ Corgi Land Rover, number 406. Despite having a swivelling roof-mounted spotlight, its best feature is undoubtedly a fully-working winch, ingeniously operated by turning a spare wheel on the Land Rover’s nearside body. Corgi revived the model in 1968, giving it a new 477 catalogue number.

The new version was similar in appearance but featured a plastic half-hood and a different Corgi livery. Later models dispensed with the spare wheel for operating the winch. Needless to say, it is the original 417 model that collectors desire the most!

SizeLength: 113mm Width: 40mm Height: 60mm

Scale: 1:46

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Customer Reviews

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Aldo Fusciardi
Land Rover Breakdown Truck

I love the attention to detail, and the very clever way that the spare wheel is also the winch.

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Neil Allen
Another excellent model.

Very pleased with the latest release from Corgi model club - the Landrover pick up.
Looks great and a great addition to the collection. Looking forward to the next release.

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Paul M
Overall a great model

This Land Rover breakdown Truck is a great recreation of a childhood memory and overall is well made and detailed. One slight issue I had was that the first version I received had the silver paint worn off on the front bumper where it had rubbed against the box in transit. The Model Club kindly replaced it but the replacement also suffers from the same issue. Overall though, a great model and I'm so enjoying the Corgi Model Club - nostalgia in a box!

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Clive Rogers
Land Roger Breakdown Truck

First class model . Brings back very happy memories of my childhood .

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John Wilkes
Land rover recovery truck

Just as I remembered it when I was 11 years old but only the roof over the winch was plastic

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