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Charbens Miniatures Series or "Old Crocks" 21-24

Next to come was the number 21 the 1922 Morris Cowley ("Bullnose"). It was a one piece casting with a seperately cast steering wheel fitted, The body was painted light brown with red seats, black running boards and mudguards and the usual gold trim to the steering wheel and grille.

The wheels were always yellow plastic.

Value approximately 10-15


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Number 22 was the 1900 Daimler which was a one piece casting including the mudguards and running boards. It is always found with maroon painted body and black or body colour mudguards and running boards

Gold trim was applied to the sides of the engine cover, the steering wheel and to the handrails at the side of the seats, The wheels were large yellow painted die cast metal.

Value approximately 10-15

At the number 23 position was the 1904 Autocarrier which was a one piece casting with a seperate die cast steering wheel. It is usually found with dark blue paint to the body, Pink to the seats, Black mudguards and gold trim to the steering wheel,

The wheels were yellow plastic, A chromed plated version was also made for attachment to giftware such as ashtrays etc which had a mounting block cast into the base.

Value approximately 15-20


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Next came number 24 the 1870-1880 Grenville Steam Carriage which was a one piece casting fitted with a seperate die cast steering wheel (which should have been a tiller). The body was painted light green with red trim to the seats and to the boiler, Gold trim was applied to the steering wheel and chimney.

The wheels were die cast metal painted yellow, A chrome plated giftware version was also made with the void on the underneath of the rear seat filled in and a threaded hole added.

Value approximately 15-20

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