Lincoln (NZ) 4504 Fire Engine

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This is the Lincoln (NZ) Matchbox Series 4504 / 4301 Motorway Mini Fire Engine issued in the late 1960s in red. This item is a RESTORED item and has had the original metal ladder replaced with a brown plastic ladder of the same size.

This version of the model is a one piece casting with simplistic detail such as bumpers, grille, lights, body lines and trim etc. cast into the metal. There is no glazing or base to the model. The body is sprayed red and the front and rear bumpers, grille, headlights and rear hose reel are silver. The under-side the model carries no manufacturer's marks or country of origin details. The crimped axles pass through the bare metal, solid metal wheels (knobbly tread) and are pinch-clamped to pillar mounts on the body casting, one wide pillar under the bonnet and one under the deck.

Originally issued in the 1960s in a copy of the Lesney Matchbox Series box marked "Matchbox Series, Miniature Metal Vehicles, Lincoln Industries Ltd, Made in New Zealand" and later in the revised Lincoln Motorway Mini bubble package.

Item: 3075

 


This is the Lincoln (NZ) 4301 Motorway Mini Fire Engine issued in the early 1960s in red.

This version of the model is a one piece casting with simplistic detail such as bumpers, grille, lights, body lines and trim etc. cast into the metal. There is no glazing or base to the model. The body is sprayed red all over The under-side the model carries no manufacturer's marks or country of origin details. The pointed axles pass through the bare metal, solid metal wheels (knobbly tread) and are pinch-clamped to pillar mounts on the body casting, one wide pillar under the bonnet and one under the deck. This model is missing the rear axle and wheels and the front, right wheel.

Originally issued in the 1960s in the revised Lincoln Motorway Mini bubble package.

Item: 3133