A fine scratchbuilt 1:8 scale model of the 1955 Le Mans Works Austin Healey 100S 'NOJ 393', by John Shinton of the Healey Toy Factory

Summary

  • Type 
    Toys & Games
  • Lot number 
    218
  • Location

Description

A fine scratchbuilt 1:8 scale model of the 1955 Le Mans Works Austin Healey 100S 'NOJ 393', by John Shinton of the Healey Toy Factory, one of only two examples built, finely detailed kerbside model of the car driven at the 1955 24-Hour Le Mans race, constructed from white metal, stainless steel and pewter parts, with resin body, finished in British Racing Green race livery and wearing 1955 Le Mans number '26', with accurately detailed interior and dashboard including instruments, racing windscreen, Le Mans filler cap, half tonneau cover, wire-spoked wheels, Lucas type lamps, brightwork and other details, measuring 44cm long, mounted to a wooden display base and with Perspex protective case.