Matchbox Giftware - Veteran Car Gift by Lesney #210 - Single Pen Stand with Concord

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This collectible is the Lesney Giftware/Veteran Car Gift by Lesney Onyx Single Pen Stand in metal and simulated green onyx. The stand has a slightly moveable pen holder in gold with Black desk pen.

The oval base is simulated green onyx with a square front edge. The top of the base features a gold pen holder that rotates slightly and holds a black plastic desk pen. Next to this sits the model of the Concord with gold body and stand. There is no other decoration on the model or pen stand base. The underside of the base has three red "suede" buttons on it to stop the item scratching the table or desk top.

The item comes in the appropriate packaging of the time, a purple cardboard box, marked "Veteran Car Gifts by Lesney" on the top. There is a plain brown inner cardboard lining that holds the pen and the pen stand base in place inside the outer packaging.

This item was first issued circa 1972, underwent some reference number changes, and the Concorde model was last issued in 1978 on the double pen stand and the perpetual calendar.

Item: 3272