Corgi Prototype

Prototype of the Corgi Hot Dog Mini Van. Unique item from the 'Exclusively Mini' Collection. Originally the property of Marcel Van Cleemput, Chief Designer for Corgi, and pictured in 'The Great Book of Corgi'. Bids are invited on this item - please see the relevant section on our Faq Page. QDT starting bid £300. Please note that QDT apply 12.5% buyer's commission.

Price: £1,700.00

This item is no longer for sale, price for reference only.

Notes

A shame this model never went into production! Finished in vibrant orange, this Corgi Mini Cooper ‘S’ prototype model has a red interior and an additional section fitted so that it can now be used as a Hot Dog Van. Colourful labels throughout are complete, if a little curled at the edges now. With vendor.

Chds9081

Chds9082

Glazing to both side windows (one ‘opened’) and top half of the rear section is glazed too. Late issue recessed spoked wheels. Black tyre detail (one has a small split).
Pictured in ‘The Great Book of Corgi’:

Chds9086

Without ‘Hot Dog’ now and as sold through Lösch Auction House in 2000, as part of the property of the Chief Designer for Corgi, Marcel Van Cleemput:

Chds9084

Chds9083

Old glue residue on the top surface where the Hot Dog was affixed.
An exceptional Corgi Prototype – one of a kind!

You may like

Corgi Toys 335 4.2 Litre E Type Jaguar

4.2 Litre Jaguar 'E' Type 2 + 2 by Corgi Toys, No. 335. Very, very near mint/boxed. 1st issue in red. Rare to find with COMPLETE detachable 'winged' card piece & stiff perspex packing piece. Outstanding example opened for the first time from The Pennsylvanian Collection. QDT starting bid £300. Please note that QDT apply 12.5% buyer's commission.

More details

Corgi Toys 477 Land-Rover Breakdown Truck

Land-Rover Breakdown Truck by Corgi Toys, No. 477. Mint/boxed. Transitional-late issue with early version BREAKDOWN SERVICE labels, WHIZZWHEELS & late issue 'RAINBOW' WINDOW box. A First for QDT! A superb example from The Pennsylvanian Collection. Starting bid £75. Please note that QDT apply 12.5% buyer's commission.

More details

Husky Gift Set 3001 Multi-Garage & 3 Diecast Models

Husky Gift Set 3001 Multi-Garage & 3 Diecast Scale Models. Mint/boxed, with all items still held beneath an intact Blister Pack. Scarce Gift Set from The Wesley Lodge Collection. QDT starting bid £250. Please note that QDT apply 12.5% buyer's commission.

More details