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Paul Rouffa
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IMG 3149
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IMG 3154

 


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Mike DeTorrice
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8 horsepower, but what a luxurious ride !


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Ed Davis
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Very interesting. Who made this model and is it made of plastic, resin, metal, etc.?

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Paul Rouffa
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@ed-davis It's considered the first Matchbox model. Moko was the distributor and sold about a million of them in 1953.


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Made in 1953 - is this a model of coach Elizabeth rode in to or from her coronation?

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Paul Rouffa
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@ed-davis Absolutely right.


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@paul-rouffa 

What is the total length? That is not only a nice model, but a historically significant model. Thanks for photos.

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Christopher Moroni
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Love it all!  .... subject matter, historical significance, the back-stories, the pics, all of it! 😀 😎 


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Paul Rouffa
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@ed-davis I’m at work right now so I can’t measure it, but it’s about 5 inches. They also made a much larger version.


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love all


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David H
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Well done, Paul.  It's a fine replica of a glorious time.  Good Matchbox history, too!  


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