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N Scale - Oxford Diecast - NMOS003 - Automobile, Morris Minor - Painted/Unlettered - TSL 354

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Stock Number NMOS003
Original Retail Price £4.65
Brand Oxford Diecast
Manufacturer Oxford Diecast
Body Style Oxford Diecast Auto Morris Minor
Prototype Vehicle Automobile, Morris Minor (Details)
Road or Company Name Painted/Unlettered (Details)
Road or Reporting Number TSL 354
Paint Color(s) Black
Item Category Vehicles
Model Type Automobile
Model Subtype Morris
Model Variety Minor
Prototype Region Europe
Prototype Era Epoch III (1945-1970)
Years Produced 1948 - 1971

Specific Item Information: One of the iconic cars in the history of British motoring, the little Morris Minor 1000 joins the Oxford road for its third outing in minute N scale in a black colour scheme, registered TSL 354. It has a fine red stripe along the side under the windows and both the wheel hubs and the interior are a pale grey. Additional external trim is given a chrome finish.

Model Information: Factory painted and assembled, the Oxford Diecast line of metal vehicle models are 1:148 (British) N-Scale.

Prototype History:
The Morris Minor is a British car that made its debut at the Earls Court Motor Show, London, on 20 September 1948.[4] Designed under the leadership of Alec Issigonis, more than 1.6 million were manufactured between 1948 and 1972 in three series: the MM (1948 to 1953), the Series II (1952 to 1956), and the 1000 series (1956 to 1971).

Initially available as a two-door saloon and tourer (convertible), the range was expanded to include a four-door saloon in 1950, a wood-framed estate car (the Traveller) from October 1953 and panel van and pick-up truck variants from May[5] 1953. It was the first British car to sell over a million units[6] and is considered a classic example of automotive design, as well as typifying "Englishness".

Road Name History:
Some items are designed to have their owner add whatever company marking they choose, usually in the form of decals or dry-transfers. These items are painted in a generic prototypical fashion but with all company affiliation deliberately left off.

Manufacturer Information:
Established in 1993, Oxford Diecast is a British Company that specializes in high-quality die-cast metal vehicles. Produced in various scales, the firm's models are marketed as collector items, gifts, and promotional products. Their largest production goes to OO scale (1:76) and in 2015 they introduced railway products under 'Oxford Rail' brand.
Their N-scale collection is using the 1:148 scale ratio as most British manufacturers.

Item created by: gdm on 2019-09-05 20:15:19. Last edited by scottakoltz on 2020-08-12 13:18:31

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