James Bond's Aston Martin DB5

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Brand:
Alternate Name:
Designer(s):
Production Status:
Standard Issue
Produced:
From: October 1965 To: 1969
# Produced:
Made in:
United Kingdom
Reference #:
261
UPC Code:
Scale:
1/46
Material:
Metal, Metal -> Diecast Metal/Mazak
Color:
Metallic, Gold
Interior Color:
Red
Livery:
Decoration:
With side lights
Casting Type:
Diecast
Wheel Color:
ZAMAC (unpainted)
Wheel Type(s):
Baseplate Material:
Metal, Metal -> Diecast Metal/Mazak
Baseplate Color:
Gray
Window Color:
Clear
Features:
Driver Figure, Opening Roof Flaps, Passenger Figure, Rubber Tyres, Suspension
Packaging Details:
Cardboard set
Length:
100.0 mm
Width:
Height:
Weight:
105.0 oz
Make:
Model:
DB5
Body Type:
Coupe
# of Wheels:
4
# of Engines:
1
# of Doors:
2
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This was the first Corgi James Bond tie-in model and the company’s second character toy after The Saint’s Volvo. The tooling for this model was developed from that of the existing Aston-Martin DB4. It was incorrectly finished in gold (where the real car was silver) because the bumpers and grille were cast-in and could not be picked out in silver (as was customary for Corgis of the time) if the model itself was silver. Also, when painted silver the model looked as if it had not been painted. It featured a working ejector seat, extending front machine guns and over-rider rams and rear bullet-proof shield and came with instructions, two ejectable bad guy figures, a lapel sticker and James Bond driver figure.

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Last edit by: Edouard