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POLITOY MODEL JENSEN FF IN SILVER 2nd ISSUE £85

Item description: Pre-dating Dinky Toys Jensen FF number 188, was the Italian Politoy’s Art.573 ‘Jensen Coupe Vignale’. This is a second issue silver example with the later entirely plastci wheels. The silver model without the Politoy racing striped decal to the bonnet bulge.  Although simply entitled the ‘Jensen Coupe Vignale’, the car the model was based on was actually the Jensen FF.

 

Condition report: Excellent condition.

 

Background to Politoy: This small Italian model making company started in 1960, manufacturing plastic toy vehicles. In 1965 they launched a more expensive range of die-cast model vehicles. The company went out of business in the 1970s. Art.573 – Jensen Coupe Vignale, was brought out in 1967.

 

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