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Details about  ERTL Collectibles Texaco Fire Chief Tugboat Diecast model / Money Box #19800

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ERTL Collectibles Texaco Fire Chief Tugboat Diecast model / Money Box #19800
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Sep 13, 2013
GBP 19.97
Approximately US $30.28(including shipping)
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Item specifics

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Type: Boat, Ship
Packaging: Opened Material: Diecast




The Dragon Talisman

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ERTL Collectibles

Diecast metal model / money box 

~ TEXACO "Fire Chief" Tugboat with Stand ~

First in series Model 19800V no. 0250SS

please read ALL item description plus 'Post & Packing' before bidding or buying

Box Measures: 10½" (26.5cm) x 4¾" (12cm), Weight 0.6kg ~ all dimensions are approximate

 ~ see MORE pictures at end of desctiption ~  

About the Item

This Auction is for one ERTL Collectibles TEXACO 1967 "Fire Chief" Tugboat Diecast metal model & lockable money box, first in series model 19800V, production number 10255SS.  Not sure of scale - boat is 9" (23cm) long.  Item is 100% complete with instructions sheet (flag assembly etc.), Fire Chief tugboat information sheet, money bank key, original box and polyfoam packing.

Ertl recommend this item for collectors aged eight years and over due to small parts and choking hazard and you may notice this safety statement attached to many diecast models these days.

Please read the sections entitled; 'Item Condition', 'Illustrations', and 'Post & Packing' before bidding or buying.

Item Condition statement:

This item is in 'Excellent' condition and is 100% complete.  Box is in Very Good condition with only a few minor scuffs due to shelf wear ~ nothing serious ~ see pictures of actual box at end of listing.

This 'Item Condition' statement is backed up by my 30-Days Returns Policy and please refer to my feedback profile.


I use archive images from my personal Power Rangers picture library where appropriate ~ all pictures of the item which appear at the end of this listing are of the actual item listed and its box.  Toys which may be depicted on the retail packaging or elsewhere within this listing other than the item listed are for illustration only and are not included.  If in any doubt whatsoever - please use the Contact the Seller facility.

PLEASE NOTE: The Gold Dragon Talisman shown in some images is for copyright identification only and is not included.

Serious Stuff

Full details about Payment, Post & Packing, Shipping Insurance, Returns Policy, and all other Terms of Sale are located at the end of in the 'About Me' page.  The following is an overview only:


Post & Packing: 

 Buyers outside UK ~ SURFACE MAIL is offered FREE to save you money BUT can take 12+ weeks [3 Months!] 

 If you are you buying a present required within 3 Months ~ DO NOT select SURFACE Mail

 Please select AIRMAIL at checkout if you need a faster service. 

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                Shipping to your country will now be displayed for all items in my eBay shop / store until you log out. 

I pack with care and without wishing to tempt fate I can report I have sent items to UK, Ireland, Italy, Germany, France, Austria, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Poland, Hungary, Romania, Croatia, Czech Republic, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Malta, Gibraltar, Turkey, Cyprus, the Lebanon, Israel, USA, Canada, Argentina, Brazil, South Africa, India, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, South Korea, Japan, Australia, and New Zealand without incident up to date of listing this item (check my positive Feedback from these countries).

Only a reasonable charge is made to cover packing and packing materials.  Aside from this 'handling charge' postage is charged at cost and is not used to enhance profits.

Multiple items will be shipped at cost of postage plus insurance.  So you can buy individual items with confidence because I will refund any excess postage payment for multiple item purchases immediately after I have shipped your package.

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Postal Delivery is at Buyer's risk and although nothing I have shipped has gone missing up to date of listing this item it would be very discouraging if it happened to you.  The postage quoted for this item includes shipping insurance.  In the event of loss I will help to facilitate a claim with the shippers on your behalf.  If compensation is paid directly to me then I will refund your PayPal account.

I always obtain and retain proof of shipping. 


UK - prefer Paypal. Buyers wishing to pay by Postal Order or cheque please contact me and I will facilitate.  Please note that cheques need to clear prior to despatch of items (I wait 10 days for clearance).

Outside of UK PayPal only thanks.

Paying by PayPal is FREE and you can use your Visa, MasterCard, or Debit Card to pay securely - eBay sellers are never given your payment card details.  If new to paying by PayPal, simply select Paypal at checkout and follow the easy to follow instructions. 

Satisfaction Guaranteed:

I want you to be very happy with your purchase.  If you are not happy with your purchase then, provided you have notified me by e-mail within 7-Days of receipt, I agree to refund the purchase price in full provided the item is returned to me in its original condition and packing within 30 days.  International buyers please note that outbound Post & Packaging costs will only be refunded if the item is substantially not as described so please read all of the description before bidding or buying ~ translation services at:  [Item Ref  051109/203]

Note: First model in series

Business seller information

The Dragon Talisman
6 Belsize Road
BT27 4AW
United Kingdom

Phone:++44 (0)2892 679544

Return policy

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