Dinky 023s-G Streamlined Racing Car

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This model is the Dinky 23s-G-x Streamlined Racing Car in Dark Blue with silver detail and grille and black hubs. Although not listed in the earlier references, this version  is noted in "The Great Book of Dinky Toys" by Mike & Sue Richardson, published by New Cavendish Books in 2000 [ISBN 1 872727 83 2], on page 28.

This model is a single piece casting with all features cast into the body casting (air intakes, exhausts, and fins). The grille, air intakes, and exhausts are silver.

The model has a plain black sheet metal base with lettering that reads "Dinky Toys" to the top middle, "Made in England By" in the middle centre, and "Meccano Limited" to the centre bottom. The base is held in place by two machined rivets.

There is no interior or glazing on this model.

All wheels are of the shaped cast metal type - solid one piece cast metal hubs, painted black, with a separate black rubber tyre.

This model was issued between 1945 and 1957.

Item: 3785