Dinky Toy 286, Ford Transit Fire Appliance.

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Dinky Toy No 286, Ford Transit Fire Appliance. An example of the  first casting of the Ford Transit by Dinky, and packed with extra’s. Features include jeweled headlights,  detachable ladder, sliding drivers door, twin opening rear doors and an opening … Continue reading

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Dinky Toy 924, Aveling-Barford ‘Centaur’ Dump Truck.

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Dinky Toy No 924, Aveling-Barford ‘Centaur’ Dump Truck. Part of a series of heavy construction models, mainly based on Motorway construction produced by Dinky in the seventies. Featured a spring loaded tipper action, with a release button at the side … Continue reading

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DinkyToy 984, Atlas Digger.

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Dinky Toy No 984, Atlas Digger. Part of a series by Dinky aimed at the public fascination for the new Motorways opening up across the country. Features included rotatable cab and fully jointed digging arm. This diecast model was produced … Continue reading

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Dinky Bedford ‘Jaguar’ Race Support Truck

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This is another experimental Race Track inspired model, based on a Dinky Bedford 555 Fire Engine. I bought a few of these models to turn into Race Car Transporters, however as the Commer Fire Engine conversion seemed to work better … Continue reading

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Dinky Commer Race Car Transporter.

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Having learned a lot from building my first Bedford ‘MG’ Race Car Transporter a while back (see the article on it in this ‘from the workshop section), this Commer was my second experiment in scratch building a Dinky inspired race … Continue reading

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Decal / Transfer Paper, what it is & how to use it.

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Anyone who has had chance to look through the Workshop section of this site, will by now have had an idea of what Code 3 models are about. In short they are models (usually worn out), revamped by hobbyists into … Continue reading

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Dinky Bedford ‘MG’ Race Car Transporter

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I’ve been looking of late at the amazing Race Car Transporters produced by Exoto, but much as I admire them they are well out of my price range, so I figured why not have a go at producing my own. … Continue reading

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