A rare large scale die-cast model of the famed Ferrari '500' Grand Pix Monoposto, by Toschi, c.1952

Summary

  • Type 
    Automobilia
  • Lot number 
    17
  • Location

Description

A rare large scale die-cast model of the famed Ferrari '500' Grand Pix Monoposto, by Toschi, c.1952, A SCARCE LARGE SCALE DIE-CAST MODEL OF THE FAMED FERRARI '500' GRAND PRIX MONOPOSTO, BY TOSCHI, CIRCA 1952,
created as a presentation gift to Ferrari-team personnel and to dealership outlets, well-detailed and with rubber tires on pressed tin 'spoked' wheels, the upper half body removable originally containing a bottle of liqueur, (which when removed enabled conversion to a powered toy with rubber-band drive via geared differential to rear axle), lacking bottle, windscreen and internal mechanism, some age-wear to original paint finish and plated parts, 22 inches long.