Dinky 040g-G Morris Oxford

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This model is the Dinky 40g-G-2 Morris Oxford in the colour scheme of dark green with light green hubs.

The model features no opening parts, all features are cast into the body casting. At the front the headlights, centre grille, and bumper are picked out in silver. The sides show cast body lines and doors with handles. The rear has a silver bumper and cast boot lid with hinges and handle, and number plate.

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 light green, with a separate black "rubber" tyre on a steel domed axle.

The base plate of this model is held in place by three machined rivets, one at the front and two at the rear. It carries the legend Dinky Toys at the centre top, "Morris Oxford" on the second line, "Made in England" on the third line, and "Meccano Ltd" on the bottom centre line, in small lettering.

This item was issued between 1950 and 1953.

Item: 3237