Franklin Mint - The 1904 Mercedes Simplex - extremly rare with Certificate of Authenticity - die-cast, mix materials, Goldplate

Description
Franklin Mint - The 1904 Mercedes Simplex - extremly rare with Certificate of Authenticity - die-cast, mix materials, Goldplate
U.S. - second half of 20th century

This is a beautiful Franklin Mint Diecast 1904 Mercedes Simplex.

In 1904 Mercedes introduced the Simplex. Of course, "simple" meant five pedals, a spark advance, throttle lever, outside mounted brake lever and numerous switches, valves and handles to occupy the driver's attention. By the way, there was no windshield.
Simple would be a good way to describe the 1:24 scale die cast model by Franklin Mint. This early model has a surprising amount of fine detail. The front wheels steer and the hood opens to reveal the odd-looking engine with a decent amount of detailing. The finish is done in glossy beige with beautifully applied, fine pinstriping. Simulated wood-spoke wheels, bright red undercarriage parts, soft, leather-look seats, Wood above the engine compartment and lots of simulated brass-finished parts complete the package.

1904 Mercedes Simplex1:24 Scale DieCast in original styrofoam module and shipping box. The front wheels steer and the hood opens to reveal the odd-looking engine with a decent amount of detailing. The finish is done in glossy beige with beautifully applied, fine pinstriping. Simulated wood-spoke wheels, bright red undercarriage parts, soft, leather-look seats, and lots of simulated brass-finished parts complete the package
The photos are a part of the description.
This is a fantastic example of a rare model car Mercedes that will be an impeccable showpiece in your home and great addition to any collection or a wonderful gift for any automobilia/Mercedes enthusiast.

Shipping: track/signed services with additional insurance and GUARANTEED DELIVERY.
Please note: import charges/taxes are buyer's responsibility.

Lot details
Object
The 1904 Mercedes Simplex - extremly rare with Certificate of Authenticity
Material
die-cast, mix materials, Goldplate
Manufacturer/ Brand
Franklin Mint
Estimated Period
second half of 20th century
Country of Origin
U.S.
Condition
As new - unused
Dimensions
18×6.5×7 cm
Weight
0.4 kg
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