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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 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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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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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 Toys 195, Fire Chief’s Car (Range Rover)

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This is a Dinky Toys No 195, Fire Chief’s (Range Rover) Car. This is one of four versions of the popular Range Rover model, and one of the rarer ones to find these days. The model was produced between 1971 … Continue reading

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Dinky Toys 739, A6M5 Zero-Sen Fighter Aircraft.

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This is a Dinky Toys No 739, A6M5 Zero-Sen Japanese Fighter Aircraft. It was one of a series of famous World War Two Aircraft Dinky produced during the seventies, and was paired with the P-47 Thunderbolt as a ‘war in … Continue reading

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