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V107A - Dennis Jubilant/Alexander
Kowloon Motor Bus
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The model - This Jubilant was included in the "Coming Soon" section of the Collector's Model June-December 1999 Catalogue. Only two of these models were produced, one of which was the prize offered to the lucky person who bought the Hong Kong version of the Caltex liveried Victory (Model No. V111B), in which was a numbered certificate. The winning number, announced at the end of May 2000 was 184!

What happened to the second model and were you the lucky winner?

Update  -  9th March 2003
In answer to my first question, offers are currently being invited by Allsorts for the second model, photographs of which appear on this page.

Update  -  27th March 2003

A further model, V2003 carrying the same livery, but with a quantity of 300 pieces is due for release in April 2003.

The bus - After successful trials with 4 prototype Dennis Jubilants, KMB placed orders for a further 360 examples, these being delivered between May 1979 and May 1982. The first batches carried bodywork by Walter Alexander, whilst the final batch of 150 were bodied by Duple/Metsec, in the form of ckd kits.

 Manufacturer of model  Collector's Model
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Dennis Jubilant
 Prototype bodywork  Alexander
 Prototype length  9.7 metre
 Fleet number  N204 
 Registration number  CM2419 front
 CD4317 rear (incorrect)
 Route number  12
 Destination  China Ferry Terminal
Hong Kong
United Kingdom
 Date released
 June 2000 

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