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Buy Corgi TV Series Diecast Vehicles

Updated on March 16, 2011

Over the years Corgi has released a lot of diecast model vehicles that tie in with popular TV Series, mainly BBC TV series from the 70's and 80's. Movies that have been honoured with a diecast replica vary from popular BBC Series such as Last of the Summer Wine and Fawlty Towers to TV Cop Series such as Kojak or Starsky and Hutch. Corgi has also released a number of vehicles that tie in with popular movies such as Harry Potter or Back to the Future. For information on the Movie tie-ins please see my Corgi Movie Favourites Diecast Vehicles Hub.

These Lovely collectors items are beautifully packaged and make great displays. Many of these vehicles are available from Amazon and can be purchased immediatly. Ebay is also a good source for Corgi Models both new and used and they can be at extremely reasonable prices, Ebay also gives you a huge variety to choose from as well as allowing you to still find items that are no longer available.

Only Fools and Horses Reliant Regal No. CC85802

This Only Fools and Horses Reliant Regal Supervan is an authentic detailed replica of the iconic three-wheeled van as driven by Del-Boy in the BBC TV Comedy Only Fools and Horses. The diecast model is a beautifully finished 1.36 scale model and comes complete with full body decoration, furry dice, ‘tax in post’ sticker, suitcase and opening side and rear doors.

‘Only Fools and Horses’ was first screened on the BBC in 1981 and featured the tribulations of the Trotter family and their life with granddad in Nelson Mandela House, it developed into the story of Del-Boy, Rodney and their family’s rocky path to a business empire, marriage and children later encompassing Uncle Alfred. It went on to become one of the BBC’s most successful comedy series ever.

This model is now quite rare since it has been discontinued but is occasionally available on Ebay. On the right are some of the items for sale on Ebay ranging from mint to used copies of this model.

Only Fools and Horses Set No. 99111

This Only Fools and Horses Set has authentic detailed replicas of Del-Boy's Reliant Regal Supervan plus his dodgy Lime Green Ford Capri from the BBC TV Comedy Only Fools and Horses. The diecast models are beautifully finished 1.36 scale models and comes complete with full body decoration, furry dice, ‘tax in post’ sticker, suitcase and opening side and rear doors and the ‘Cap-ri Ghia’ has an opening boot and orange wing mirrors and aerials.

This set is now quite rare since it has been discontinued but is occasionally available on Ebay. On the right are some of the items for sale on Ebay ranging from mint to used copies of this model.

Last of the Summer Wine Triumph Herald No. CC01601

This Last of the Summer Wine Triumph Herald is an authentic detailed replica of the late 1950's Open Top Sports Car used in the BBC TV Comedy Last of The Summer Wine. The diecast model is a beautifully finished 1.43 scale model and comes complete in a fantastic Special TV Box with an Edie Pigden figure.

Last of the Summer Wine was first screened on the BBC in 1973 and has amazingly continued on for 31 seasons. It features the goings on in Yorkshire of a continuing group of retired men and their wives/friends around the village. The group started out just as Foggy, Compo and Clegg but quickly expanded to encompass all manner of other characters such as the incomparable Nora Batty and Edie Pigden.

This model is now quite rare since it has been discontinued but is occasionally available on Ebay. On the right are some of the items for sale on Ebay ranging from mint to used copies of this model.

Fawlty Towers Austin 1300 No. CC00802

This Fawlty Towers Austin 1300 is an authentic detailed replica of the Austin 1300 given a damn good thrashing by Basil Fawlty in the BBC TV Comedy Fawlty Towers. The diecast model is a beautifully finished 1.43 scale model and comes complete in a fantastic Special TV Box with a Basil Fawlty figure holding a tree branch. In a flash of marketing genius Corgi also released an exceptionally small number of the models with variations on the ‘Fawlty Towers’ hotel name, to read Fatty Owls or Farty Towels as per the running joke in the actual series.

Fawlty Towers was of course one of the most highly rated TV series ever prioduced by the BBC and often rates highly in list of best comedy series of all time. The characters such as Basil and Sybil Fawlty, Manuel and the Major are timeless comedic creations.

This model is now quite rare since it has been discontinued but is occasionally available on Ebay. On the right are some of the items for sale on Ebay ranging from mint to used copies of this model.

Some Mothers Do Ave Em Morris Minor No, CC96758

This Some Mothers Do Ave Em Morris Minor is an authentic detailed replica of the Morris Minor II as driven by Frank Spencer in the BBC TV Comedy Some Mothers Do Ave Em. The diecast model is a beautifully finished 1.43 scale model and comes complete in a fantastic Special TV Box.

'Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em' was a classic 1970's BBC comedy program that ran for three seasons. Frank Spencer was the Childlike accident-prone central character who experiences endless misfortune for whom everything seems to end in disaster. His long-suffering wife Betty somehow manages to cope with all of the problems involved in living with Frank.

This model is now quite rare since it has been discontinued but is occasionally available on Ebay. On the right are some of the items for sale on Ebay ranging from mint to used copies of this model.

Daktari Land Rover No. CC07104

This Daktari Land Rover set is an authentic detailed replica of the Land Rover in the Classic TV Series Daktari. The diecast model is a beautifully finished 1.43 scale model and comes complete in a fantastic Special TV Box along with hand painted figures of Judy the chimp and Clarence the cross-eyed Lion.

Daktari was a TV series that aired from 1966 to 1969, featuring Dr. Marsh Tracy, a veterinarian at the Wameru Animal Behavior Study Center in Africa. The series followed the work of Dr. Tracy, his daughter Paula and his staff, who were dedicated to preserving wildlife in Africa. Tracy's pets, a cross-eyed lion named Clarence and chimpanzee named Judy, were also popular characters.

This model is often available on Ebay. On the right are some of the items for sale on Ebay ranging from mint to used copies of this model.

Kojaks Buick No. CC57403

This Kojaks Buick Set is an authentic detailed replica of the Buick in the Classic TV Cop Show Kojak. The diecast model is a beautifully finished 1.36 scale model of a Buick Regal and comes complete in a fantastic Special TV Box along with a hand painted figure of Kojak.

Daktari was a TV series that aired from 1970's featuring a Lollipop sucking bald Detective named Kojak played by Telly Savalas.

This model is often available on Ebay. On the right are some of the items for sale on Ebay ranging from mint to used copies of this model.

Starsky and Hutch Ford Gran Torino

This Ford Gran Torino is an authentic detailed replica of the car driven by Dave Starsky in the Classic TV Cop Show Starsky and Hutch. The diecast model is a beautifully finished 1.35 scale model of a Red Gran Torino with white stripe and comes complete in a fantastic Special TV Box.

Starsky and Hutch was one of the big TV shows in the 1970's featuring Detectives Dave Starsky and Ken Hutchinson and their underworld friend Huggy Bear. This was a must see part of Saturday night TV throughout the world.

This model is often available on Ebay. On the right are some of the items for sale on Ebay ranging from mint to used copies of this model.

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