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Dinky Toys 712, US Army T42A Light Aircraft.

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This is a Dinky Toys No 712, US Army T42A. It is the military version of the Beechcraft Baron light aircraft. This model was produced between 1972 and 1977.

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Dinky 625, 6 Pounder Anti Tank Gun

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This is a Dinky Toys No 625, British Army 6 Pounder Anti Tank Gun. It was sold either as a single item as shown here, or as part of a set including the Bren Gun Carrier as a tow vehicle. … Continue reading

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Dinky Toys 654, 155mm Mobile Gun.

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This is a Dinky Toys No 654, American Army Mobile Gun. Part of a range of matching military toys Dinky produced in the seventies, it was also available in a build it yourself type white metal kit. The gun was … Continue reading

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Dinky 722, Hawker Harrier.

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This is a Dinky Toys No 722, Hawker Harrier. Part of a range of RAF aircraft of the era modelled by Dinky, others included the Jaguar, Phantom and MRCA (later named Tornado). The harrier model had retractable central undercarriage operated … Continue reading

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Dinky 710, Beechcraft S35 Bonanza

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This is a Dinky Toys No 710, Beechcraft S35 Bonanza light aircraft. It and it’s slightly larger Beechcraft stablemate, the C55 Baron were popular and long running models from Dinky. The Bonanza appeared in a variety of colour schemes, and … 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 149, Citroen Dyane

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This is a Dinky Toys No 149, Citroen Dyane. This was made with the combination of a French Dinky body casting and English Dinky baseplate and the obligatory ‘Speedwheels’. This model was produced between 1971 and 1974.

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Dinky Toys 370, Dragster Set.

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This is a Dinky Toys No 370, Dragster set. No doubt made in answer to the Corgi Toy models of the time, with their innovative ‘Whizz Wheels’. This set featured a launch block with a snap back probe that slotted … Continue reading

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Dinky Toys 451, Johnston Road Sweeper

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This is a Dinky Toys No 451, Johnston Road Sweeper. An interesting adaption of the Ford D800 lorry cab, this model had a revolving brush, worked via a pulley from the rear wheels. This model was produced between 1971 and … Continue reading

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Dinky Toys 285, Merryweather Marquis Fire Tender

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This is a Dinky Toys No 285, Merryweather Marquis Fire Tender. One of the heaviest and possibly most complex models Dinky produced in the seventies, and it came complete with a detachable ladder set, an internal water tank and detachable … Continue reading

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