Corgi 1121-A International Circus Crane Truck - Chipperfields

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This model is the Corgi 1121-A-1 International Circus Crane Truck in Red and Yellow Chipperfields Circus livery.

This model features an International truck and chassis with boom crane mounted on the rear. The vehicle body incorporates three separate castings (cab and chassis, rear bed, and base) and the crane has three separate castings (including the boom catch).

At the front the lights (6) and grille have been picked out in silver.The rest of the detail on the cab and chassis is cast into the body casting — bonnet, air vents, cab doors, petrol tank, etc. The cab roof is patterned to resemble a canvas roof tonneau. The rear body sides have curved high "walls' and the words "Chipperfields Circus" are cast on two lines and highlighted, as is the outline of the sides, in the traditional Chipperfields blue. At the rear of the vehicle protrudes a red plastic tow hook.

The crane itself comprises a cast hook on yellow string which passes along the tin plate boom and down into the winding mechanism. The boom support and winding mechanism cover, from which protrudes the unpainted cast metal boom catch, are both painted yellow. A black winding shaft, with bare metal winding handle, sticks out from the rear of the cover which is held in place by a small self tapping screw. When the cover is removed it is possible to easily remove the winding shaft and replace, or re-attach, the string to the shaft.

The only operating parts are the winder and crane boom and catch.

All wheels are of a commercial, heavy duty, metal hub style, painted blue, with separate rubber tyre. The hubs are CRIMPED to steel axles and do not turn on the axle, rather the axle and hub turns as one.

The base plate is is red painted cast metal and is marked with "International '6 x 6' Truck" at the front top above the cast impression of the drive shaft, below this is Corgi Major Toys. To the rear between the rear axles (and cast differentials) is "Made in GT Britain". The base carries a rudimentary casting of the front differential, two rear differentials, the associated drive shafts and exhaust system. It is held in place with three machined rivets.

This model was issued between October 1960 and 1968.

Item: 3409

 


This model is the Corgi 1121-A-2 International Circus Crane Truck in Red and Yellow Chipperfields Circus livery.

This model features an International truck and chassis with boom crane mounted on the rear. The vehicle body incorporates three separate castings (cab and chassis, rear bed, and base) and the crane has three separate castings (including the boom catch).

At the front the lights (6) and grille have been picked out in silver.The rest of the detail on the cab and chassis is cast into the body casting — bonnet, air vents, cab doors, petrol tank, etc. The cab roof is patterned to resemble a canvas roof tonneau. The rear body sides have curved high "walls' and the words "Chipperfields Circus" are cast on two lines and highlighted, as is the outline of the sides, in the traditional Chipperfields blue. At the rear of the vehicle protrudes a red plastic tow hook.

The crane itself comprises a cast hook on black string which passes along the tin plate boom and down into the winding mechanism. The boom support and winding mechanism cover, from which protrudes the unpainted cast metal boom catch, are both painted yellow. An unpainted winding shaft, with bare metal winding handle, sticks out from the rear of the cover which is held in place by a small self tapping screw. When the cover is removed it is possible to easily remove the winding shaft and replace, or re-attach, the string to the shaft.

The only operating parts are the winder and crane boom and catch.

All wheels are of a commercial, heavy duty, metal hub style, painted blue, with separate rubber tyre. The hubs are RIVETED on steel axles and DO turn on the axle.

The base plate is is red painted cast metal and is marked with "International '6 x 6' Truck" at the front top above the cast impression of the drive shaft, below this is Corgi Major Toys. To the rear between the rear axles (and cast differentials) is "Made in GT Britain". The base carries a rudimentary casting of the front differential, two rear differentials, the associated drive shafts and exhaust system. It is held in place with three machined rivets.

This model was issued between October 1960 and 1968.

Item: 3386

 


This model is the Corgi 1121-A-2 International Circus Crane Truck in Red and Yellow Chipperfields Circus livery.

This model features an International truck and chassis with boom crane mounted on the rear. The vehicle body incorporates three separate castings (cab and chassis, rear bed, and base) and the crane has three separate castings (including the boom catch).

At the front the lights (6) and grille have been picked out in silver.The rest of the detail on the cab and chassis is cast into the body casting — bonnet, air vents, cab doors, petrol tank, etc. The cab roof is patterned to resemble a canvas roof tonneau. The rear body sides have curved high "walls' and the words "Chipperfields Circus" are cast on two lines and highlighted, as is the outline of the sides, in the traditional Chipperfields blue. At the rear of the vehicle protrudes a red plastic tow hook.

The crane itself comprises a cast hook on black string which passes along the tin plate boom and down into the winding mechanism. The boom support and winding mechanism cover, from which protrudes the unpainted cast metal boom catch, are both painted yellow. An unpainted winding shaft, with bare metal winding handle, sticks out from the rear of the cover which is held in place by a small self tapping screw. When the cover is removed it is possible to easily remove the winding shaft and replace, or re-attach, the string to the shaft.

The only operating parts are the winder and crane boom and catch.

All wheels are of a commercial, heavy duty, metal hub style, painted blue, with separate rubber tyre. The hubs are RIVETED on steel axles and DO turn on the axle.

The base plate is is red painted cast metal and is marked with "International '6 x 6' Truck" at the front top above the cast impression of the drive shaft, below this is Corgi Major Toys. To the rear between the rear axles (and cast differentials) is "Made in GT Britain". The base carries a rudimentary casting of the front differential, two rear differentials, the associated drive shafts and exhaust system. It is held in place with three machined rivets.

This model was issued between October 1960 and 1968.

Item: 3410