Yonezawa Tin Battery Operated #7 Indy 500 Watson Race Car 17" Excellent In Box
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Yonezawa Tin Battery Operated #7 Indy 500 Watson Race Car 17" Excellent In Box:
YONEZAWA Tin Battery Operated #7 Indy 500 Watson Race Car 17" Excellent In Box
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For your consideration is this very large and impressive 17" long tin battery operated open wheel race car made by Yonezawa ( YONE or Y) of Japan in the early 1960s. Called a Jetspeed Racer by Y, the toy is one of the largest and most desirable tin race cars to be found. It is arguably one of the best looking as well. This Indianapolis 500 style racer is patterned after the extremely successful Watson roadsters that were so popular at Indy back in the day. The car is clean as new and in excellent 100% original condition with all parts intact including the rarely seen factory box. It is in perfect working order as well. The very attractive two tone gray over silver paint with red #7 racing numbers has a brilliant mirror smooth shine with no dents or dings. It shows only a couple minor scuffs on the otherwise pristine finish. Highly detailed vinyl driver is inperfect condition. Heavy plastic windshield has no cracks or breaks and is still firmly attached. Gorgeous dash is heavily detailed with authentic looking gauges. Separate 3 spoke steering wheel looks outstanding. Unique tin whitewalls and Halibrand style mag wheels with knock off spinners show both on the inside and outside of wheels. Very interesting indeed. Rubber tires are all flawless with no cracks or flat spots. Plastic engine cover is mint with no cracks or breaks.Authentic details include external engine oil tank, gas tank fillers on rear fairing, and four into one exhaust header with metal tail pipe that most probably denotes a healthy Offy motor under the hood.Battery box is antiseptic clean. Compartment door opens and closes easily and lock holds it firmly in place when batteries are installed. The multi function toy has a flashing lighted engine with awesome engine sound, speed control, stop / go switch an adjustable front wheels with great bump n go action, clicking motor sound and bright flashinglights in the engine and exhaust. Everything performs flawlessly as it should. Rare original box is still fairly crisp and clean showing only moderate storage wear. There is one older tape repair to inside of lid. Thisis simply a stunning large size tinplate toy race car, one not to be missed. High buyer will certainly not be disappointed. A magnificentinvestment grade piece for any discriminating collector! To make this car even sweeter I have alow, low starting offer and ..........as always.
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Toyis described to the best of my knowledge and ability.I take many photos from various angles, and all have super size ability. Unless noted, these photos will clearly show the true condition of item. Photos are of actual item being saleed. I recommend each potential buyer view the photos closely. Item is being sold as is so please ask any questions before sale ends and I will be happy to help you.Electrically operated toys can be temperamental, and buyers must remember these toys are all very old. Jostling during during shipment may affect operation of toy. I can honestly attest to proper operation of toy only at time of description. No guarantee is given after delivery.
Your itemwill be securely packaged for asafe journey, but insurance is offeredand strongly recommended as I accept no responsibility for item once itis mailed. Delivery confirmation is included on every domestic shipment to insure the package arrives at it's destination. For international shipments priority airmail or first class shipments are available. Shipping charges are fixed as is shipping method.A slight handling charge is built in to cover shipping room costs and help. I do not skimp on packing. I am a collector as well as a dealer, and many times have been chagrined to open a box and find a rare vintage toy broken en route. Not due to postal misuse, but bypoor and insensitivewrapping. You will not receive toys packed like this from me. All my items are thoughtfullyand carefully packed as though I would be mailing them to myself. Prices are set by size and weight.USPS Priority Mail dimensional weight rates will now apply for certain large packages shipped to select zones within the U.S. Priority Mail can be very expensive with an oversize package, as many of my toys require, thereforefor those larger items I use Parcel Post which is just as safe and almost as fast. If you have a concern over cost, or prefer a different method of shipping, please let me know and I will be glad to work with you. Please email any concerns before leaving response, and I will do my best to accommodate you.
Items won are mailed the day after payment is made unless of postal holiday or some unforeseen weather circumstance prevents shipment.