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    Posted 8 years ago

    Flanker
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    Any idea what this is? I really like the shape of this little boattail racer. It's all metal, even the wheels. The No. 3 badge is paper - I doubt that is original, but it seems to suit this little (six inch) car nicely. Those slots along the tail, are they maybe for a fin that is missing? It looks a bit like a Chad Valley racer, but there's no hole for a wind up key. And the front grill is a separate piece, rather than molded into the body. Thanks for any help you can offer!
    Edit: I made a replacement fin and painted it to match the colour and weathering.

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    1. Flanker Flanker, 8 years ago
      Just a "bump". I still have no idea what this car is, how old it is or anything. Sure looks cool in my cabinet though! Thanks for any help.
    2. Flanker Flanker, 3 months ago
      Added new pics of the car with my replacement fin added.
    3. Thedecoguy Thedecoguy, 3 months ago
      Looks like a representation of Malcolm Campbell’s Bluebird car.

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