Juniors & Husky
The junior range i still saw in some old warehouses all the way up to 1986, a few years after Corgi had gone. They aren't my personal favourites either, although i do own them. The early juniors set were made by Husky (a division of Corgi) and the Batmobile and Batboat both had a painted Batman and Robin in them. They were available separately and together. The later Batmobile with whizzwheels contained only an unpainted Batman, whilst the Batboat had none. The Batboat now though was only available in the gift set, whilst the Batcopter and the Batbike (released in 76) were available separately. The junior Batmobile with whizzwheels was made with 2 types of glass, blue and white. The white glass is very very rare.
HUSKY 3008 CRIME BUSTERS GIFT SET
CORGI JUNIORS 3008 CRIME BUSTERS GIFT SET
rare corgi juniors 'crime busters' gift set from 1968 in factory mint unplayed
rare set contains 4 models from the corgi juniors range as follows -
James bond Aston martin with James Bond & baddie
Batmobile with batman & Robin
Batboat & trailer with batman & Robin
Man from Uncle car with Napoleon Solo & Illya Kuryakin
models have corgi juniors label to the underside.
marks are factory or age related.
The only blemish is a slight loss of chrome other than that there are no paint chips, rubs etc.
I have noticed in the past that even though the sets which are still factory sealed also have slight chrome loss and sometimes corrosion to the wheels.
instructions leaflet included.
The original box is in stunning condition with very strong day one bright graphics & colours with only minor wear to the plastic insert were the models have sat for over 40 years.
In recent times these sets have commanded a price of up to £1200+ with the set still shrink wrapped.
original shrink wrapping was torn and missing in several places and did not
do the set any justice whatsoever.