Model diecast car manufacturing started in 1896 (by Herbert Austin, who was an engineer with the Australian Wolseley Sheep Shearing Company).

Following bankruptcy, the name was acquired by William Morris in 1927, this marque then followed the same path as Morris.

Models are not common, although the 1500 formed part of the Matchbox Series.

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Wolseley value and price guide

What's your Wolseley worth? Here are some recently sold items.

Picture Title Date Price
vanguards wolseley six va08505 Vanguards Wolseley Six Va08505... 03/2021 $34.74
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wow extremely rare early 1 43 corgi vanguards Wow Extremely Rare Early 1 43 Corgi Vanguards... 03/2021 $43.07
matchbox lesney moko 1 75 wolseley 1500 no 57a gpw Matchbox Lesney Moko 1 75 Wolseley 1500 No 57a Gpw... 03/2021 $14.59
budgie toys no 5 rare 1951 wolseley police Budgie Toys No 5 Rare 1951 Wolseley Police... 03/2021 $26.39
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John - April 10, 2014
I have acquired a small cast model, 6 1/2 mm long. It has this cast on it's bottom, No.5; POLICE CAR; WOLSLEY SIX-EIGHTY; MADE IN ENGLAND. Who is the manufacturer?