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Model - Fruiterer's Van, 'Ah Chang, Fruit & Vegetables', 1920s Reg. No: ST 035825
- Horse-drawn fruiterer's van of the type used in Melbourne in the 1920s. Model made by Ron Titchener in 1983.
- 1:20 scale model of a fruiterer's van with four wheels and a driver's seat at the front. It features a black leather roof and seat, black metal chassis, brake mechanism and head lamps, green wooden panels and spokes. There is immitation fruit and vegetables, cloth wheat sacks and a set of metal scales inside the van.
The steering and break mechanisms are operable, the wheels rotate and the back panel unlocks and swings down.
|Dimensions:||260 mm (Height), 205 mm (Width), 510 mm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||chinese immigration, commercial vehicles, horsedrawn vehicles, fruiterers, delivery vans, horsedrawn vans|
|Themes this item is part of:||Ron Titchener - Railway Modelmaker (1915-2000), Transport Collection|
|Primary Classification:||ROAD TRANSPORT|
|Secondary Classification:||Horse Drawn Vehicles|
|Tertiary Classification:||vans & delivery carts|
|Inscriptions:||On each side of the van in gold lettering: 'AH CHANG' / 'FRUIT & VEGETABLES'|
|Modelmaker:||Mr Ron Titchener, Victoria, Australia, 1983|