More Flea Market Findings!

28 11 2014

Look what I bought myself! Found these three little buses a while ago on a flea market in Berlin. The blue one is an early bay window Dormobile Volkwagen camper from Matchbox (Series 23, © 1970, Made in England) with an English number plate. I guess there may once have been some kind of canvass attached to the fold up roof. The late bay window police bus says it is a Majorette No. 214 (“Fourgon VW, Made in France”, scale 1:60). Fourgon seems to be French for panel van. The other late bay window from the German Red Cross in Nuremberg is from Schuco (Made in Germany, scale 1:66, Model 817010) and proudly announces 60 PS and a top speed of 125 km/h. Love the scratches and how they turn out in these close-up photos. Original patina from decades of hard playing!

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28 11 2014
doesdeal

Awesome!

28 11 2014
campervancrazy

Thanks! 🙂

2 12 2014
Toby

No, the Matchbox never had any additions to the fold up roof. I have two different colours (blue and orange) in my collection – both without.
Regards from Berlin ;o)
Toby

10 12 2014
ewdb92

Great finds! I got the blue bus sans yellow top when I was a boy. Nice to see what it is supposed to look like!

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