PLEASE KEEP AN EYE ON MY OTHER ITEMS, AS I'LL BE LISTING A NUMBER OF MY SIMILAR OLD TIN TOY PIECES ETC..... ALL OFFERS WELCOME & CONSIDERED, ON MY. HESS ROADSTER / CONVERTIBLE LIMOUSINE. Large size at around 23.5 cm / 9.5 inch..... From crank handle to rear.
Great looking uniformed driver, still at the steering wheel he is the original figure... And not one of the often seen reproduction/replacements. Very attractive litho printed interior seating.
Original red, black exterior finish. Early automobile, with the classic Hess flywheel mechanism.Hood/bonnet with drive stop-go lever. Vintage automobile, now around 100 years old. And the car will move forward..... Becoming hard to find working examples. Please try clicking the following VIDEO link, to see a short clip of the working function. Old car still displays very well.... With some expected natural ageing and wear as shown..... With hint of spidering, scuffs and chips to finish, and odd surface oxide spot... All thankfully left untouched, without repaint or touch up.
Underside is all nice and sound, with just odd surface oxide marking...... The mechanical components look nice and clean/intact.I notice a tab at the rear right side of the "imitation folding top", appears worn away/missing... STILL WORKING & DISPLAYS GREAT. These pictures also form part of the description...
If you need any more images or have questions...... The item "HESS CAR ANTIQUE HESSMOBIL ORIGINAL WORKING BIG TIN TOY 1910's GERMANY TINPLATE" is in sale since Sunday, June 3, 2018. This item is in the category "Toys & Games\Vintage & Classic Toys\Clockwork/Wind-Up". The seller is "audio2424" and is located in Thetford. This item can be shipped worldwide.