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Are you interested in this item?This item is up for auction at Catawiki. Please click on "respond to advert" (orange button) to get redirected to the Catawiki website. Catawiki’s goal is to make special objects universally available. Our weekly auctions feature thousands of unusual, rare, and exceptional objects you won’t find in just any store. These are 10, 1/43 scale miniature cars released by Solido between 1994 to 2001 known because of the original packaging from the era, so they are between 17 and 24 years old, when Solido models were still made in France.The miniatures of this lot represent exclusively French cars from the 1950s till the 1970s, in different shades. These are, (in the order of appearance of the pictures) the following miniatures:- 1 Renault 4CV 1954- 1 Peugeot 203 Convertible- 1 Peugeot 203 Commercial- 1 Citroën DS 1956- 1 Renault Dauphine 1961- 2 Renault 4L 1964 of different colours- 1 Renault R8 S- 2 Citroën 2CV 1979 : 1 with hoof and 1 openThese models were acquired in new condition nearly 20 years ago were exhibited in a window for a dozen years, protected from dust, light and heat. The rest of the time they have been stored in their boxes.As the photos show, the vehicles (never used), accompanied by their accessories when they exist (Little catalogue of release Solido of time attached with each203, the DS and the dark red 4L (see photos 19 to 21, 30, 39 and 70)), as their packaging obviously original, are in perfect condition, except for the following 3 points, only concerning the packaging:-203 convertible: plastic box is slightly cracked on top (see photo 18).-Dauphine: the two upper right corners of the cardboard box are a little ‘tired’ (see photo 47).-R8: the front left-hand side of the cardboard packaging is torn off on approx.1 cm (see picture 76).Precision regarding packaging, all intact original:The ‘Sixties’ series appeared in 1985 and includes models from the 1950s and 1960s. The series ‘Yesterday’ appeared in 1992 and includes models of the 1970s and 1980s. This explains why there are different packages although the miniatures are at the same level of production.Apart from that, some bluish reflections that can appear in the photos betray simply the colour of the smartphone used to take the pictures.In conclusion: a lot of 10 cars in perfect condition, new of 20 years old.The set is sent via Colissimo with tracking 22758903

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