Model Car Austin Taxi London - Retro Tin Model




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Model Car Austin Taxi London - Retro Tin Model

 

Replica completely made from metal according to old templates. Handmade with a love for detail this model comes really close to the original. With moveable wheels.

 

The Austin London Taxicab used a modified Austin Heavy Twelve-Four chassis clothed with new bodies designed by London's largest taxicab retailer and dealer Mann & Overton, and made for Mann & Overton by London coachbuilders. From 1930 to 1934 this first Austin London taxicab was colloquially known as the High Lot or Upright Grand. On a new chassis and thereby much lowered its appearance was revised in 1934 and it was re-named by Austin the Low Loading taxi. Previously Austin had only provided hire car chassis not troubling to make major amendments to that chassis to comply with Metropolitan Police regulations for London taxicabs. (source: Wikipedia)

 

Length 31cm

 

Width 13cm

 

Height 14cm


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