EMPIRE MADE Version.
This is the first version & more true to the TV ship than the UK issue.
The pictures below show the Empire friction motor Thunderbird 3 in detail - just about
1: Top view.
2: Underside view.
3: Right hand side view.
4:Left hand side view.
Thunderbird transfer down left hand side.
Two 3 transfers on base.
White to burners is spray painted as is black to struts & nose.
5: Enlarged view.
Plastic friction motor fixing has:
Registered design no 918623.
Made in Hong Kong.
In my opinion the crest inside the diamond consists of the letters H P & M