Dinky 040f-G Hillman Minx

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This model is the Dinky 40f-G-1 Hillman Minx in Apple Green.

This model features a single piece cast body with all detail cast into the body casting. The entire body is painted apple green with the grille, front and rear bumpers, and headlight lenses painted silver. There is no interior or glazing.

The base plate is black painted tinplate metal. It is marked with "Dinky Toys" at the top centre, "Hillman Minx" in the middle centre, "Made in England, Meccano Ltd" at the bottom centre. The model number does not appear on the base. It is held in place by three machined rivets.

All wheels have black rubber tyres with apple green hubs (cast, ridged variety) on steel axles.

This model was issued  between 1951 and 1953.

Item: 3347