VW Beetle Type 1-11E, British Army, Royal Military Police

VW Beetle Type 1-11E, British Army, Royal Military Police

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VW Beetle Type 1-11E, British Army, Royal Military Police

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Item Code: VA01209

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The ‘Standard’ Beetle modelled was built at the VW factory in Wolfsburg, West Germany, on June 27th 1952 with no chrome trim or ‘deluxe’ accessories, a non-synchromesh gearbox, cable brakes and a sunroof. It was delivered on July 30th to the 151 Vehicle Company, Royal Army Ordnance Corps at Lippstadt, West Germany, for use by the British Forces and allocated to the Military Police. The bonnet displays the clenched fist of the 6th Armoured Division and the white on black 43 of its Armoured Divisional Provost Unit. The number plates were painted on the bonnet during this era and can be decoded thus: 41 the unit, XG the area code, 52 the car’s number.

 

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A series of die-cast 1:43 scale model automobiles spanning half a century of motoring in Britain. Each model carries a detailed, authentic livery and comes complete with a certificate detailing the history of the vehicle. View the full range

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y Technical Specification & Detail

Scale 1:43
Limited Edition Yes
Length 95mm
Age Suitability 14+

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