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My price includes postage and packing within the UK, items usually being despatched within 48 hours of receipt of funds. I am happy to send items abroad but buyers from overseas should contact me for shipping costs and make an additional payment. Buyers are liable for  import taxes in their own country where appropriate.

These are photos of the actual model you are buying. Remember that these toys are around 50 years old! All models advertised are original, not restored or repainted unless I have stated otherwise.

See previous page See next page BACK UP NEXT See parent page 282 BMC Mini Cooper S

It can be easy to confuse the Mini Coopers - #282 is the white one and #308 is the yellow one. Both have the same number, 177, on the side but this is the one that is based on the all singing and dancing 334 model with opening everything.

As seems to be the case with the later versions, it’s all just that little bit less classy or smart and features diminish. So the sliding roof has gone, not that it would have suited a competition car anyway, I guess.

The interior is a ghastly red-orange plastic but the seat-backs do tilt. Otherwise it is much the same. There’s still 1275 on the boot panel and just some thinner black paint on the opening items makes them seem less solid.

This particular example is in pretty good condition. There are some marks on the paintwork here and there but the chrome seems to have survived remarkably well in comparison. The black painted doors look a bit scruffy and the left jewel looks like it has been pushed in and up slightly. So this isn’t perfect but still looks good on display.


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