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N Scale - Oxford Diecast - NSS005 - Automobile, Humber, Super Snipe - Painted/Unlettered - 694 LCC

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N Scale - Oxford Diecast - NSS005 - Automobile, Humber, Super Snipe - Painted/Unlettered - 694 LCC

Brand Oxford Diecast
Stock Number NSS005
Original Retail Price £4.65
Manufacturer Oxford Diecast
Production Type Regular Production
Body Style Oxford Diecast Humber Super Snipe
Prototype Automobile, Humber, Super Snipe (Details)
Road or Company Name Painted/Unlettered (Details)
Road or Reporting Number 694 LCC
Paint Color(s) Foam White & Windsor Blue
Item Category Vehicles
Model Type Automobile
Model Subtype Humber
Model Variety Super Snipe Estate
Prototype Region Europe
Prototype Era Era III: Transition (1939 - 1957)
Years Produced 1938-1967
Scale 1/148

Specific Item Information: Foam White & Windsor Blue Humber Super Snipe.

Prototype History:
The Humber Super Snipe is a car which was produced from 1938 to 1967 by British-based Humber LimitedThe Super Snipe was introduced in October 1938, derived by combining the four-litre inline six-cylinder engine from the larger Humber Pullman with the chassis and body of the Humber Snipe, normally powered by a three-litre engine. The result was a car of enhanced performance and a top speed of 79 mph —fast for its day. Its design was contributed to by American engine genius Delmar "Barney" Roos who left a successful career at Studebaker to join Rootes in 1936. The Super Snipe was marketed to upper-middle-class managers, professional people and government officials. It was relatively low-priced for its large size and performance, and was similar to American cars in appearance and concept, and in providing value for money. .From Wikipedia

Road Name History:
Some items are designed to have their owner add whatever company marking they choose, usually in the form of decals or dry-transfers. These items are painted in a generic prototypical fashion but with all company affiliation deliberately left off.

Manufacturer Information:
Established in 1993, Oxford Diecast is a British Company that specializes in high-quality die-cast metal vehicles. Produced in various scales, the firm's models are marketed as collector items, gifts, and promotional products. Their largest production goes to OO scale (1:76) and in 2015 they introduced railway products under 'Oxford Rail' brand.
Their N-scale collection is using the 1:148 scale ratio as most British manufacturers.

Item created by: scottakoltz on 2020-02-25 12:06:02. Last edited by Lethe on 2020-05-07 00:00:00

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