The French Auto Union and the British one, a comparison.
French: green body colour only - British: silver, red, blue and yellow.
French: post-war issue only - British: both pre- and postwar issues.
French: smooth black 18 mm ‘M’ tyres only - British: black or white 20 mm herringbone tread tyres.
French: ridged red wheel hubs only - British: smooth or ridged black wheel hubs.
French: racing numbers none or 1-6 - body colour in red roundel - British: none or 2 only, body colour in black, white or yellow roundel .
French: smooth rear wheels caps - British: rear wheel caps with protruding axle ends.
French: 'radiator cap' - British: no radiator cap present.
French: individual French black base plate - British: individual British base plate, colours black or same as body colour.
French: no driver - British: with or without driver.
French: packed in trade box only - British: packed in trade box or (pre-war only) 23 Racing Cars presentation box.
Please add and/or correct, kind regards, Jan