|The model -
model was specially commissioned by Digby's Miniature Automobiles and was
limited to just 150 pieces. It is not an official New World First Bus issue
and carries no fleetnames.
The following is an extract of Digby's Newsletters
- "When NWFB acquired the licence from CMB to operate buses within Hong
Kong, they also acquired the entire CMB fleet of buses and ancillary vehicles.
Over time all vehicles were re-liveried in the NWFB fleet colours. I have
commissioned Supreme to produce exclusively for me a limited issue of 150
pieces of an ex-CMB recovery vehicle now decorated in it's owners new colours".
As it is not a licenced product, a separate
decal sheet is supplied, which includes NWFB fleetnames, registration plates
for AC4764, Recovery Vehicle plates and most unusually one registration
plate for DU4573,
a China Motor Bus Mitsubushi Fuso recovery truck. There is no limited edition
certificate. The driver's sliding door opens and closes.
- AC4764 was delivered new to China Motor Bus in October 1965, as a short
wheel based single deck bus. In September 1972, it received a new double-deck
body and was allocated fleet number S25. It was withdrawn in June 1982
and in the following November was converted to a recovery vehicle.