Matchbox Yesteryear: Y26-1-B-1 Crossley (1918) - Bulk Cement [Code 3]

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This model is the Matchbox Yesteryear Y26-1-B-1 Crossley (1918) in Grey with glossy Ochre Brown chassis. It comes with its original maroon coloured box. This is a Code 3 item depicting bulk cement delivery truck with driver and sack load.

The model has no opening parts. The cab has been removed to facilitate the addition of a driver in brown and the rear load of sacks (white, cream and pale yellow), the seats are over-painted in a mid brown, and the radiator grille is black. There is no glazing.

Coded to the 2002 Yesteryear Book

Body Colour: Grey body & glossy ochre brown chassis
Cab Roof: Not Applicable
Rear Barrels: Not Applicable
Radiator: Black plastic grille with die cast, brass plated surround
Seats: over-painted mid brown plastic
Steering Wheel: Black plastic
Wheel Hubs: 12 spoke, Brass
Tyres: Black
Plated Parts: Gold/Brass colour
Box Type: J - maroon coloured box
Other Comments/Identifying Features: The model has the "D" type body with no cleats or raised edges to the rear body tray, and the type "E" baseplate with the model reference "No Y13/Y26", the drive shaft incomplete and a 3mm diameter hole in the centre, held in place with glue.

Originally issued between 1986 and 1987 with a stated scale of 1:47, I do not know when this code 3 item was produced.

Item: 3334