This roadster was
the last of a group of pre World War I American
cars issued by Lesney at the end of the 1960s.
During the period covered by these pages this
Yesteryear was only issued in a metallic red
colour scheme. However the red did vary slightly
in shade, both between models and between the
body and chassis castings.
Early models had a
smooth tan roof which was replaced by a textured
version. Most issues had dark green seats and
either a red or green grille. However, the last
issue in the metallic red colour did sport pinky
red seats with a maroon grille. This issue is
quite scarce and is usually found for more than
£60. Most other issues are available between
£15 and £30.
A variation worth
seeking out has a brass petrol tank rather than
the more common copper version. This is also