Following on from the Detroit Senior Range produced for Cragstan, the Gamda
company of Tel Aviv had spare production capaciity in it's Assembly facility in
the Kibbutz that had narrowly survived the 1967 War. Cragstan had no intention
of renewing the Contract so Gamda launched the
SABRA brand and extended the range from 18 to 24.
#8118 was a 1968 Thunderbird
3 different wheel types were used, and variations also exist in Seat Colours,
and Baseplate Casting.
Plain Aluminum Wheels
Plastic Silver Spoke
Plastic Black Spoke Wheels
Additional Photos courtesy of
Ilivitzky Author of the Book
"Israeli Diecast Models of Gamda and Sabra"