1939 BANTAM MIDGET RACER REPLICA. Spindizzy Bantam Midget Tether Racing Car, NEW Large 19 inch Incredible Limited Edition Collectible. The impressive detail of this beautiful replica begins with an aluminum body, highlighted by a heart-shaped grille. The 19 long model has a hand cut and highly polished mahogany chassis with spoke wire wheels (including real rubber tires) with poseable steering. Beneath the engine cover that lifts open is a non running replica of the Spindizzy engine with massive side exhaust pipes.
Beautifully offered in a 1:8 scale replica. This one goes way, way back to 1939 and the New York World's Fair, where the hand-built, high-pitched whining Spindizzy racers were on display.
Powered by a model airplane engine, the original models were stunningly capable of speeds up to 150 mph. These aerodynamic race cars thrilled fans as they raced on wooden tracks. Resembling the full-size racers of their day, several spindizzy's competed at once, tethered by cables to a central pole.Re-live those glorious days with this hand-tooled collectible. Features include: Traditionally die stamped body parts in aluminum & brass, real rubber tires, spoke wheels, and a polished Mahogany wood frame. Lift the hood to admire the miniature engine, turn the cockpit wheel and angle the front wheels, and feel the luxurious leather drivers seat. This impressive showpiece was created with careful attention to each and every detail! Measures: 19 x 8.75 x 7. An amazing collectible piece, and a "must have" for any serious die-cast, model, or replica collector. We carefully select every item for its vintage original look, individualism, character & style or any combination of these. Sometimes because we simply love them too! We truly do our utmost to be the best sellers possible and our feedback reflects this. All things can usually be settled with friendly communication. Northern Ireland, Highlands & Islands. Unique Designs & Vintage Style. The item "BANTAM MIDGET RACING CAR MODEL, Metal Tether Racer, Authentic Models. Stunning" is in sale since Thursday, October 22, 2015. This item is in the category "Collectables\Transportation Collectables\Automobilia". The seller is "sleepingtreasures" and is located in Kettering, Northamptonshire. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Antigua and barbuda, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Brazil, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei darussalam, Cayman islands, Dominica, Ecuador, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Grenada, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Macao, Monaco, Maldives, Montserrat, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Paraguay, Reunion, Turks and caicos islands, Aruba, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates, Ukraine, Chile, Bahamas, Colombia, Costa rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Kuwait, Panama, Philippines, Qatar, Trinidad and tobago, Uruguay, Viet nam.