The wheels turn freely and the detachable shaft pivots. The wheels on this later version have rubber tyres.
The Cage roofs are removable. The bars on one of the Cages are silver whereas, on the other, they are the same blue as the Cage frame. The Cages are marked underneath CHARBENS MADE IN ENGLAND and the Lions and Polar Bears are marked underneath ENGLAND.The Elephant has markings at the bottom of its blanket, possibly MADE IN ENGLAND. The Set is largely complete and undamaged except that each Cage has one bar missing at one end. The Elephant's blanket appears to have been re-touched. There is a little play-wear/paint loss to all the pieces.
The standard scale used by Britains and other toy figure manufacturers is 1:32, in which the average height of a man is 54mm (2.12 inches), generally known as 54mm Scale. This Set was made to the slightly smaller 1:43 scale, in which the average height of a man is 40mm (1.6 inches), or 40mm scale. All items are packed carefully and securely in mailing boxes. The item "CHARBENS TRAVELLING ZOO SET RARE VINTAGE LEAD/DIE-CAST" is in sale since Monday, October 21, 2019. This item is in the category "Toys & Games\Toy Soldiers\Britains".
The seller is "toyzruss" and is located in York. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.