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DESCRIPTION:
Made in England by Lesney and produced as a Superfast model from 1970 to 1971 the Grit Spreader was always Red with a Yellow back. Variants can be in the shade of Yellow, bases can have Black or Red axle covers and wheels can be the more common 4 spoke or the quite scarce 5 spoke. 

This particular model is has Black axle covers and 5 spoke wheels. The vehicle condition is excellent (very near mint) but there is a small chip in the paintwork as can be seen in the photos and for this reason we have chosen to downgrade. 

BOX:
The original box (Type G2) is in very reasonable condition, some scuffing to edges and evidence of light crushing. However colour is good and all end flaps are present. 

GAUGE / SCALE:
Known as 'Box Scale' (made to fit the box) Matchbox 1-75 and Superfast vehicles vary in scale and can be anything between 1:50 / 1:110

GRADE:
C06 - Excellent

NB: Our grading system was obviously created for Die-cast models and is occasionally applied to others (plastic vehicles, locomotives, rolling stock, etc.) to help give an indication of an items condition or comparison against a new one of the same type. In these instances it can only be used to compare appearance and not operational suitability.

CATEGORY / CODE:
Diecast - Commercials - Trucks / Trailers - 02722-06

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MATCHBOX SUPERFAST: 70B GRIT SPREADER - YELLOW/RED - BOX G2 - EXCELLENT

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