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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 Code 3 Mac Truck, ‘Honest John’ Rocket Truck.

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I have made many Dinky Code 3 Truck’s over the years, and am always on the look out for a new conversion. Having tried my hand at military conversions I soon became aware of the missile truck, and  the Honest … 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 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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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 Toys 736, Bundersmarine Sea King Helicopter

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This is a Dinky Toys No 736, German Navy Bundersmarine Sea King Helicopter. Slightly less well known than the Nasa Sea King also produced by Dinky, this model also came equipt with a winch operated by a dial on the … Continue reading

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Dinky Toys 272, Police Accident Unit Transit Van

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This is a Dinky Toys No 272, Police Accident Unit Transit Van. This is a second casting of the popular Dinky Police Transit Van. It replaces No 287, retaining it’s roadsigns, cones and raiseable roof camera. The model itself is … Continue reading

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