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For a short period, 1972 to 1973, Corgi brought out the old #226 cast, fiddled with it a bit and painted it orange or blue, maybe with a black roof too for good measure.
And they put Whizzwheels on it. Mini collectors will often miss this one because it was not around for long and I really don’t remember seeing it at all in those days. The ‘normal’ mini was still around in that lovely purple shade and I wouldn’t mind betting that many shops had a good stock of them and didn’t exactly push sales of this version.
These are not cheap and quite sought after. This is a decent example of the blue variant with the scarce tinted windows. It has few marks, just small chips on the front bumper and roof corners and a very small hairline crack in the front screen.
Suspension was never much on these - this one’s about as good as it gets. It’s clean and tidy and quite scarce.
Issued only for the last version of Corgi Gift Set 11 London Transport.