Lesney’s latest ” Model of Yesteryear” is likely to be in great demand, for it is a replica (new Y-6) of a Type 35 G.P. Bugatti, in the correct shade of blue, bearing a racing number on its tail, and with external. control levers, bonnet louvres, alloy-spoke wheels and even instruments correctly detailed, to a scale of 48 :x. All this in spite of it being, in fact, a mass-production job, destined to sell in millions in ito territories throughout the World and selling here for only 25. I id.
Lesney also have a new ” Matchbox-series Major Pack ” replica (M-2) of a Bedford Tx cab-tractor towing a York Freightmaster trailer-van with opening back doors, carrying Davies Tvre advertisements. This, to 00 “-scale, retails for 3s. 6d.
, —W. B.
In brief, March 2010
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