‘5cc Ferrari 500 F2’ by Vega, c. 1952
Price Code: SOLD
‘5cc Ferrari 500 F2’, an all cast, heavy aluminium pylon racer, with exhaust and hubcap detailing, with side mirrors, steering wheel and stylized ‘windshield’, powered by rear-axel driven, 5cc glow plug petrol engine with soft-rubber tyres. French circa 1952.
Length overall: 16 inches (41 cms).
Additional Notes: These racers were plain in their finish, and were made to then be ‘customized’ by their owners, by either painting them or by applying decals. Illustrated: l’Automobiliste – Les Moteurs Modèles Réduits Français, p.145, published in 2000.
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