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768043A - Guy Arab UF/Metal Sections
China Motor Bus
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The model - one of a pair of models released in Hong Kong on 31st December 2001, these being the first diecast models from the Hong Kong Model Co. - the other being 768043B.

The bus - 100 such vehicles were delivered to China Motor Bus between 1954 and 1961. Originally these vehicles had an underfloor radiators, but problems with overheating were encountered as a result of Hong Kong's testing climate, and the majority of these buses were fitted with an additional 'Birmingham' style radiator between 1967-69. This model represents the vehicle after having received such treatment.

 
 Manufacturer of model  Hong Kong Model Co.
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Guy Arab UF
 Prototype bodywork  Metal Sections
 Prototype length  25' 10"
 Fleet number  -
 Registration number  HK4223
 Route number  2
 Destination  Shau Ki Wan
 Quantity  1,500
 Date released - Hong Kong  31st December 2001

 
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