Die Cast Rolls Royce c.1950 Made in England
Die cast Rolls Royce "Silver Cloud" by Lesney, England.
CREATOR Lesney, England.
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Die cast metal.
- CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use.
DIMENSIONS Rolls Royce H .75 in. W 2.5 in. D 1
Early years: Lesney, the origin of the Matchbox name and the 1-75 series. The Matchbox name originated in 1953 as a brand name of the British die-casting company Lesney Products, whose reputation was molded by John W. "Jack" Odell (1920–2007), Leslie Charles Smith (1918–2005), and Rodney Smith.