Made in England by Lesney and produced from 1973 to 1978 the Beach Hopper was only ever released in Metallic Blue with Pink spots but there are variants. Very early models have a plastic windscreen. The 'Sun' sticker on the bonnet can have a Blue or Brown background and the seats which are generally Orange can also be Yellow. Finally the base, usually Pink can sometimes be found Unpainted.
particular model is the very rare combination of Brown sticker and Yellow seats. The vehicle is in mint condition being used only ever for display purposes.
The original box (Type I1) is in very good condition, extremely minor scuffing to corners with good colour retention and firmness with all end flaps intact.
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
C10 - Mint
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 - Cars - Sports Cars - 02786-10
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MATCHBOX SUPERFAST: 47D BEACH HOPPER - BLUE/YELLOW INTERIOR - BOX I1 - MINT
- Brand: Matchbox Superfast
- Product Code: 02786-10
- Availability: 1