Category Archives: Cars

Dinky Toys 149, Citroen Dyane

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This is a Dinky Toys No 149, Citroen Dyane. This was made with the combination of a French Dinky body casting and English Dinky baseplate and the obligatory ‘Speedwheels’. This model was produced between 1971 and 1974.

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Dinky Toys 225, Lotus F1 Racing Car

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This is a Dinky Toys No 225, Lotus F1 Racing Car. As with other Dinky models this complemented another in the range, in this case a Ferrari Racing Car. There was also a build it yourself white metal kit version … Continue reading

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Dinky Toys 370, Dragster Set.

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This is a Dinky Toys No 370, Dragster set. No doubt made in answer to the Corgi Toy models of the time, with their innovative ‘Whizz Wheels’. This set featured a launch block with a snap back probe that slotted … Continue reading

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Dinky Toys 183 Morris Mini Minor (Automatic)

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Dinky Toys No 183, Morris Mini Minor (Automatic). This is the civilian version of the model, a Police version was also produced. The model featured opening doors and jewelled headlights. It was produced between 1966 and 1974.

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Dinky 178, Mini Clubman

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This is a Dinky No 178, Mini Clubman. It was produced in this civilian version and also in a Police version. It was made between 1975 and 1980.

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Dinky 129, Volkswagen 1300 Sedan

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This is  Dinky Toys  No 129, Volkswagen 1300 Sedan, in blister style packaging. This is the ‘taller’ blister packaging, it was also available in the more regular shorter blister packs. It was produced between 1965 and 1975.

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Dinky No 227, Beach Buggy.

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This is a Dinky No 227, Beach Buggy in it’s blister packaging. This model has a removable ‘plastic’ canvas top. As was common on some of the last Dinky Toys, to save costs the wheels were the same as used … Continue reading

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Dinky 192, Range Rover.

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This is a dinky No 192 Range Rover. This was one of the most widely used model by Dinky in the 1970’s, and it also produced Police, Ambulance & Fire Brigade versions of this iconic vehicle. This is the metallic … Continue reading

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Dinky No 352, Ed Straker’s Car (from UFO TV series).

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This is a Dinky No 352 Ed Straker’s Car from the classic Gerry Anderson TV series UFO. One of Dinky Toys most popular model’s from the 1970’s, and one of a line of models produced from the UFO TV series, … Continue reading

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Dinky 168, Ford Escort.

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This is a Dinky No 168 Ford Escort. An iconic car and a very nice model from Dinky Toys. A Police version was also made. This civilian version was produced between 1968 and 1976.

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