A rare cased electrically-powered Maserati-type racing car by Domo of Italy, circa 1949

Summary

  • Type 
    Toys & Games
  • Lot number 
    108
  • Location

Description

A rare cased electrically-powered Maserati-type racing car by Domo of Italy, circa 1949, sheet and cast metal construction, based upon the Maserati Tipo 4CL single-seat race car, 42cm long, marked under the base 'Matric N.AT4/00151' and other maker's marks, finished in Rosso Corsa paintwork (some minor loss of paint to nose), rubber tyres, lacking windscreen and front fender, but complete with driver with felt clothing and ceramic head, fitted with control lead and 5-pin plug connecting to control box/transformer (110/220V) with steering wheel and forward/reverse lever, and flex wiring fitted with UK plug, the set offered with aluminium tethering pole, stand (one leg missing), two pulleys, and other accessories including 'Autocorsa TC' illustrated instruction booklet (English text), and spare Italian plug, contained in original hinged wooden case, 72cm wide, with original Domo straw padding cushions.