Matchbox Yesteryear: Y01-2-A-22 Ford Model T (1911)

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This model is the Matchbox Yesteryear Y01-2-A-22 Ford Model T (1911) in white. It comes packed in the original Type H pictorial box with the Gold "Y1" lettering on the top of the box.

The model has no opening parts. The body is White and the chassis is Red; the seats and radiator grille are dark red plastic and the roof is an unlisted smooth, bright red plastic so I have coded it as issue 22b for my collection. There is no glazing.

Coded to the 2002 Yesteryear Book

Body Colour: White body & Red chassis
Roof: Bright red, untextured (smooth)
Radiator: Dark Red
Seats: Dark Red plastic
Steering Wheel: Black plastic
Wheel Hubs: Chrome, 12 spoke, 10mm
Tyres: Black
Plated Parts: Brass
Box Type: H(g)
Other Comments/Identifying Features: The model has the 10mm diameter hubs, no holes in the base, unpainted windscreen surround, and single brake lever. The base plate is held in place by three machined rivets.

Issued between 1976 and 1984 with a stated scale of 1:42, it is deemed to be a RARE issue in the 2002 Yesteryear Book, and probably VERY RARE due to its untextured roof.

Item: 1963