Oxford Diecast 1:43 ASV001 Austin 7 RN Van

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This model is the Oxford Diecast ASV001 Austin 7 RN Van in primrose yellow.

The model has no opening parts. To the front of the vehicle we have a chrome rimmed radiator surround with black grille that has a minute chrome AUSTIN badge set into the top driver's side. To the bottom of the grille is a black starting handle. Either side of the grille sits the head lights, painted black with clear plastic lenses, set onto the body wheel well casting. Below this is the centred number plate with white on black background lettering [JC 655]. I cannot determine if the lettering is tampo printed onto the part or if it is a label.

The front windscreen is encompassed by a black painted effect. A single tiny tampo printed windscreen wiper is placed above the driver's side of the windscreen. The front doors are finished off with silver door handles, and black highlights around the window. The roof is matt black.

At the rear are the cast doors, hinges and door handle. The rear light is represented by a red dot to the driver's side of the white on black number plate [JC 655].

The interior has black plastic seats with a yellow finish to the dashboard and a black, right hand steering wheel which has been inserted into the dashboard. A small chromed rear view mirror hangs from the interior roof. The door interiors are matte black with a brown top to represent the wooden "frame". The glazing is clear in the front, side, and rear windows.

All wheels are of a "wire spoked" hub style - a clear plastic hub with tampo printed spokes and a separate "rubber" tyre.

The base plate is black plastic with a rudimentary representation of a chassis, drive shaft and exhaust system. The front seats may be part of this casting which is attached to the body casting by two small self tapping screws and carries the legend "Oxford" under the passenger side running board and "Austin Seven RN" under the driver's side running board.

The date of issue is 2016.

Item: 2862

An Austin RN van from the UK.