474 - Musical Ford Thames Wall's Ice Cream Van


This much-loved ‘musical’ version of Corgi’s Wall’s Ford Thames Ice Cream Van was initially produced in October 1965. Given the model number 474, it was launched just six months after an earlier edition, number 447, which had omitted the iconic five note chimes. The additional production cost of including the musical movement resulted in 447’s child and ice cream seller figures not being included.

Instead, Corgi created a new box design, complete with an illustrative insert card depicting expectant ice cream buyers queuing for their Wall’s ice cream or lolly. Cuts in this card allow it to be slotted into the open window of the ice cream van model to create a mini diorama.

Size: Length: 105mm x Width: 36mm x Height: 48mm

All our Corgi Toys replicas are authentic and faithful to the originals and come with their own numbered certificate of authenticity.

Customer Reviews

Based on 45 reviews
Beautiful model

This remake of the Walls ice cream truck is awesome. Great details.

Chris Holt
Disappointed- music does not work -

The van is detailed nicely but the music does not work .

Hello Chris,

Thank you for your review.

I'm sorry to hear you're disappointed with the musical feature of the Corgi Ice Cream Van. I can confirm that this is correct and there is no fault here, it only plays a few notes just like the original 474 model.

If you have any further queries, please contact us enquiries@corgimodelclubusa.com.

With kind regards
Corgi Model Club USA

Bryan Pugsley

Awesome die cast just like when I had the original

Kevin M.
Great model

I’d recommend this one. Charming model, great detail, well-executed.

Stephanie Lesperance

very nice

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