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Dinky Toys Bedford / Antar Code 3.

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I had often thought that the Bedford OB would look good with a ‘beefed up’ chassis, and having had a look round decided on the heavy duty Antar transporter as the second part of the Code 3. It proved a … Continue reading

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Dinky Toy 680, Ferret Armoured Car.

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Dinky Toy No 680, Ferret Armoured Car. One of the simpler models produced by Dinky in the 1970’s. No working features as such, and was available in either Olive Green or Khaki. This model was produced between 1972 and 1977.

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Dinky Toys 696, Leopard Anti-Aircraft Tank.

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This is a Dinky Toys No 696, German Army Leopard Anti-Aircraft Tank, one of a range of current day armoured vehicles produced by Dinky in the seventies. This model utilised the chassis of the regular Leopard Tank with a more … Continue reading

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Dinky Toys 683, Chieftain Tank.

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This is a Dinky Toys No 683, British Army Chieftain Tank. A fairly heavy model from Dinky, and the British Tank of it’s day in the seventies. This model had a swiveling turret, the gun was able to be elevated … Continue reading

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Dinky 619, Bren Gun Carrier & Anti-Tank Gun.

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This is a Dinky No 619, Bren Gun Carrier with Anti-Tank Gun load. Despite the American side markings this is actually a representation of a British World War Two unit.  The Cannon and Carrier were both available as separate models, … Continue reading

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Dinky 612, Commando Jeep.

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This is a Dinky No 612, Commando Jeep. Another version of the same jeep was made towing a howitzer artillery cannon. This model was produced between 1973 and 1980.

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Dinky 656 German 88mm Mobile Gun.

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This is a Dinky 656 German Army mobile 88mm Gun. One of the most complex models Dinky produced in the 1970’s. The front and rear wheel sections were removable, and the cannon itself had legs which hinged down to make … Continue reading

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