condition: new make / manufacturer: Fantastic Co / Wild and Wolf, GB model name / number: The Mechanical Collector Series size / dimensions: 11 inches in length
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THIS IS A WORKING COLLECTOR'S CAR (per the statement on the box, but certainly could be used as a toy).
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It was never played-with, and had always been in it's original box (Picture 1). Original box and car are both still in original, brand new, never used, condition. I tested it; and it works perfectly.
SUNBEAM World Speed Record Car (see History below)** - The Mechanical Collector Series
Brand: Fantastic & Co. - Wild and Wolf
MADE IN ENGLAND AND BUILT TO REPRESENT 1926-1927
The 11 inch long tin model replicates the SUNBEAM Racer, which set the the land speed record for 1927. Motor is spring wound clockwork type with the included key. The item is in the original factory box, which does not show any signs of age.
**History: The Sunbeam 1000 HP Mystery, or "The Slug'', a land speed record breaker car built in Wolverhampton, UK. Powered by 2 V-12 Aircraft engines, 1 at the front, the other in the back. Dunlop made special tires for sustaining speeds over 200 MPH for three and 1 half minutes. Sunbeam was the FIRST Non-American car to run on Daytona Beach. On March 29th.1927, Henry Seagrave drove it to a new land speed record of 203.79 Miles Per Hour on the beach.
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