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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 438, Ford D800 Tipper Truck.

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Dinky Toy No 438, Ford D800 Tipper Truck. This model was produced in a variety of colours, and there was also a Snow Plough front added as a ‘delux’ version. This diecast model was produced between 1970 and 1976.

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Dinky Toy 731, SEPCAT Jaguar.

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Dinky Toy No 731, SEPCAT Jaguar. This was part of a range of modern RAF fighter aircraft produced by Dinky in the seventies. This model featured retractable undercarriage, and a push release ejector seat with a small orange plastic pilot. … 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 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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