A rare clockwork tinplate model of an Alfa Romeo P2, by CIJ, French, 1930s

Summary

  • Type 
    Toys & Games
  • Lot number 
    145
  • Location

Description

A rare clockwork tinplate model of an Alfa Romeo P2, by CIJ, French, 1930s, type 3 version (without shock absorbers and brake drums), in original silver German National racing colour paintwork and wearing number 2, with wire mesh grille, louvered bonnet with leather straps, the spoked wheels with brake drums, replacement treaded Pneu Michelin solid rubber tyres (originally used on type 2 versions) and knock-off spinners, with opening filler caps, exhaust, and with front wheel steering and operational hand-brake, 52cm long, some general wear commensurate with age, in operational condition at time of cataloguing, lacking key.