Dinky 163-H-1 Volkswagen 1600TL Fastback

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This model is the Dinky 163-H-1 Volkswagen 1600TL Fastback in Red.

The model features opening doors which reveal the white plastic interior with folding front seats. This model has a Left Hand drive, black plastic steering wheel. The headlights on this model are yellow jeweled lenses. The front and rear bumpers with number plate are bare metal and form part of the base. The tail lights are painted orange. The model also has opening bonnet that reveals a cast spare tyre upper, painted black. The opening boot reveals what looks like a cast engine block. The model has glazing on all windows except the opening front doors and the windscreen had been molded to show windscreen wipers and the rear vision mirror.

The baseplate is bare metal with "Dinky Toys" at the centre top. Below this, on a raised "foot well" is "Volkswagen, 1600 TL" on two lines, with "Meccano Ltd, Made in England" on two lines on the corresponding "foot well". The patent details, "Pat. No. 920534" are at the centre bottom. "163" is cast on the base immediately behind the front bumper.

All wheels are of the cast metal type - solid one piece metal hubs in an 8 spoke pattern and separate black "rubber" tyres.

This model was issued between 1966 and 1970.

Item: 3091