Dinky 040j-G-2 Austin Somerset

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This model is the Dinky 40j-G-2 Austin Somerset in Light Blue.

This model features a single piece cast body with all detail cast into the body casting. The entire body is painted light blue with the grille and headlight lenses, and front and rear bumpers picked out in silver. The wheel hubs are of the cast ridged variety and are painted a darker blue. There is no interior or glazing.

The baseplate is lacquered tinplate metal with a blackish tinge. It is marked with "Dinky Toys" at the top centre, "Austin Somerset" in the middle centre, "Made in England, Meccano Ltd" at the bottom centre. The model number "40j" appears just beside the front left wheel. It is held in place by two machined rivets.

All wheels are black rubber with darker blue cast hubs.

This model was issued in 1953.

Item: 2928