Tag Archives: Diecast

Bedford ‘Ferrari’ Transporter & Race Car Load, Code 3.

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  Now the first thing some of the eagle eyed amongst you may be noticing, is that the black & white picture at the top of the page is not in fact a Bedford, but a Morris Transporter. I include … Continue reading

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Dinky Toys Pullmore Restores & Code 3.

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The Dinky Bedford Pullmore transporters are among the more collected and popular Dinky Toys, and some of the first restorations I did were with them. This first is one of my favourite Pullmore Code 3 revamps. It is a straight … Continue reading

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Dinky Toys Guy ‘Short Wheel Base’ Code 3.

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The Guy lorry is one of the best known Dinky Toy’s of the fifties and sixties and was produced in flatbed, highback and container versions. Many are Code 3’ed simply be being given an alternative paint scheme, however they can … Continue reading

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British Railway inspired Dinky Toys Code 3.

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One of the themes I first collected when I became interested in diecast was that of British Railway liveried vehicles. It wasn’t a widely covered series and when I couldn’t find any more to buy, my first steps in Code … Continue reading

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Dinky Toys 984 & 985 Code 3 Transporters

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One of the more popular Code 3 conversion’s I’ve made is for the Land Rover transporter. I started off with a 989 set that was in need of restoration, and a picture I found on a greeting’s card which bore … Continue reading

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Dinky Toys Bedford ‘Pallet’ Jekta Van

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Possibly one of the most innovative models produced by Dinky was the Bedford Pallet Jekta Van, based as can be seen from the picture above on it’s own company trucks. These lorry’s had a moving floor within to enable the … Continue reading

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Dinky, Mersey Tunnel Land Rover Code 3’s

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One of my favorite Dinky models to code 3 is the Mersey Tunnel Land Rover. It is a simple ‘all in one’  short wheelbase casting with some nice detailing, and can generally be picked up at toy fair’s in playworn … Continue reading

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Dinky 416, Ford Transit ‘ Motorway Services’

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This is a Dinky Toy No 416, Ford Transit ‘Motorway Services’. This is the second Transit casting, featuring opening side and rear door, and accessories of road signs and cones. This diecast model was produced between 1975 and 1978.

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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 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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