Corgi Toys 261 James Bond's Aston Martin

James Bond's Aston Martin D.B.5 by Corgi Toys, No. 261. Very, very near mint/boxed. 2nd issue. Version WITHOUT INDICATOR LIGHT CASTING. With full Secret Instruction Packet. From The Brighton Collection.

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Price: £595.00

Notes

One of the most popular Corgi models ever, issued between 1965-69.
This James Bond Aston Martin is in all original condition with none of the reproduction accessories, rife with this issue.
The car is fully functioning, complete with both figures. It has a pleasing lustrous gold finish and intact suspension on all four wheels.
Virtually mint condition.

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Note this casting does not have the indicator light detail, which was not present on later issues. For more details on Corgi 261 generally, please do refer to our Blog article.

Original tyres are well-shaped.
Occasional tiny mark.

The 1st issue plinth on which the model sits is complete with both pull-out end tabs. Very bright, clean and crisp. One very small wheel slot tear.
Reverse view:

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The Instruction Packet has been opened carefully opened. Inside are the Secret Instruction Leaflet, spare villain and badge.

The 2nd issue outer box is crisp, clean and fresh-looking, showing very minor wear.
Note that since it is 2nd issue there is shading detail around the lettering ASTON MARTIN DB5 on the box face and a black border around the JAMES BOND’S lettering.

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