Matchbox Yesteryear: Y12-3 Ford Model T Van (1912) - Nestles - Code 3

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This model is the Matchbox Yesteryear Ford Model T Van (1912) in pale blue Nestles livery. It comes without the original straw coloured box, but is packaged in a plain white box. This item is a Code 3 model marked CYC-A1 on the box and marked on the rear as "Yesteryears Remembered 2002".

The model has no opening parts. The vehicle roof is grey, the seats are black plastic, the rear door type is either Type "1" or Type "2" and it has been modified by the application of new decals. There is no glazing.

Coded to the 2002 Yesteryear Book

Body Colour: Pale Blue body & Black chassis
Roof: Grey
Radiator: Gold
Seats: Black plastic
Steering Wheel: Black plastic
Wheel Hubs: 12 spoke, dark red plastic
Tyres: Black
Plated Parts: Gold colour
Box Type: plain white, non-display box
Other Comments/Identifying Features: The model has had Type 1 or Type 2 rear doors, has red rear lights, and carries new side decals "Nestle's Milk" as used onthe Y5 model. The rear doors carry a decal reading "Yesteryears Remembered 2002" (black lettering on three lines). The base plate is held in place by three small security screws.

Originally issued in 1979 with a stated scale of 1:35, I have to assume (due ot the rear decal) it was produced in 2002.

Item: 3739