Lonestar 1294 Austin Loadstar MK2 Articulated Lowloader Lorry

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This model is the Lonestar 1294 Austin Loadstar MK2 Articulated Lowloader Lorry in yellow and green.

The tractor unit is a one-piece cast metal body with molded grille, head lights. side lights, and bonnet. At the sides there are no outlines of the cab doors, but the chassis has a tiny petrol tanks and battery. The articulated trailer is also a one-piece casting with few features other than the wheel guards, "plank" and deck, goose neck platform with winch, and rear ramp. Only one side of the trailer carries a sign reading "HH Heavy Haulage Co." in white on red background, red on yellow background, then white on blue background.

There is no cab interior or glazing.

There is no base plate on either the cab or trailer. The cab has "Lone ★ Star, Made In England" on two lines under the cab roof. The trailer has larger text reading "Lone ★ Star, Made In England" on two lines to the front middle of the under side of the trailer.

All wheels are black, one-piece plastic, hub and tyre units on steel domed axles. The axles are held to the chassis of both the tractor unit and the trailer, by means of pinch-clamped posts.

This model was issued between 1969 and the 1976.

Item: 0021