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Corgi VA11013 Ford Escort Mk3 RS1600i - Graphite Grey
BB3872

£30.00
Currently In Stock

Description

The 1600i model was purchased new by Mr C. Finch from his local Ford dealer, Spruce Howlett & Co Ltd, Norwich. He kept it until July 1984 and thereafter it remained in Norfolk, initially in Great Yarmouth. It was purchased in January 1990 by a Mr M. Jarvis, at which point it had covered just over 30,000 miles. Mr Jarvis ran a car body shop and although the car had, unusually, escaped being modified, he was unhappy with the paint finish so, in 1998, he totally stripped and repainted it to make it absolutely perfect. He cherished this rare RS, and kept it until 2014, by which time it had covered 51,000 miles.

Current owner, County Kerry, Ireland-based Billy O'Sullivan is a member of the Roughty Valley Vintage Club and acquired the RS1600i in 2014 from well known dealer Appreciating Classics, Norfolk. He is a Mk3 Escort enthusiast and collector and has had the car examined and serviced by Escort specialist, and well known rally driver, Adrian Randles of RMK Randles Motors Kerry. The first job was to have the still immaculate paintwork ceramic coated to preserve it. Since then, the car has been used sparingly but regularly for classic car runs and shows. Only 8,659 examples of the RS1600i were produced and many were modified for motorsport. However, this totally standard car has still only covered 52,000 miles and is considered one of the best remaining.

Scale 1:43

Limited Edition Yes

Limited Edition Size 1,500

Length 92mm

Age Suitability 14+

Delivery

Delivery is charged as priced on each order. Your order will be sent by your chosen delivery service. Standard Delivery £4.00 Free delivery on orders over £60.00 Most single loco's, scalextric cars and small items are sent 1st Class by Royal Mail normally delivered within 1-2 days although can take 3-5 working days. UK Express delivery guaranteed £7.00 1 to 2 working days (not Saturday). Once you have placed an order it will be dispatched the same day or the next day depending on the time the order was placed. If you wish to cancel your order after it has been despatched, you will be charged for both delivery and collection cost.

If you are unavailable when our delivery partner tries to deliver your order, they will usually try to deliver again the next working day or they will drop a card in to offer you a collection from a local collection point. If you should refuse delivery of goods, or are not available to accept the delivery on both delivery attempts, you will be required to cover any extra costs incurred.

All quoted delivery prices are for most UK Mainland addresses. Northern Ireland (BT), Isle of Wight (PO30-37), Isle of Man (IM), Scottish Highlands and Orkney Isles (PA, ML, EH, KA, G, KY, PH, DD, AB, IV, KW), Outer Hebrides and the Shetland Isles (HS, ZE) will incur additional charges and may also experience delivery delays; morning, Saturday and "next working day" deliveries are optional and will also incur additional charges.

We will only deliver goods to the address on the order.

Click and Collect

Pay for your order as usual. When your item's ready, we'll send you collection instructions by the email address selected at checkout.

Overseas Carriage Options

Please Note: due to the recent changes in accounting for VAT with HMRC and the increased delivery costs with Vat accountability by couriers we are no longer shipping overseas.

Availability

All information provided on the products on this website is intended as a guide only. Dimensions and weights are only approximate, as are colours. We advise any customer who is unsure of the product(s) they intend ordering to contact us prior to placing and order so a member of staff may assist.

On occasion goods are subject to availability and delay in delivery of goods is sometimes outside our control. As such, delivery cannot be guaranteed and any dates we specify for the delivery of the goods are approximate only. We shall not be liable for any losses, costs, damages, charges, or expenses caused by any delay for delivery of the goods.

Returns

Any unwanted items must be sent back at the customer's expense in original packaging and condition. If you wish us to give you a quote for this please send us an e-mail, otherwise return the goods to:

Bourton Model Railway
Box Bush
High Street
Bourton-on-the-Water
Gloucestershire
GL54 2AN
Telephone: 01451 820686

If you are unhappy with the goods received we will refund them if they are sent back at the customer's expense in new resaleable condition within 7 working days along with the original receipt.

We suggest for your own protection you use 1st class registered post.

Any refunds will be issued once we have received the goods, in there original condition.

We will not charge a restocking fee for returned items.

Any goods with manufacturing faults on arrival will be replaced or refunded.

This does not affect your statutory rights.

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