Dinky 162-G-3 Ford Zephyr

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This model is the Dinky 162-G-3 Ford Zephyr Mk I in two tone light blue over mid blue.

The model features no opening parts, all features are cast into the body casting. There is no interior or glazing on this model. The front and rear bumpers, radiator grill and headlights are all picked out in silver. This version did not get released with red rear lights.

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

The base plate is black sheet metal and is stamped DinkyToys at the centre top, "Ford Zephyr" at the centre middle, "162" at the front middle, "Made in England" starting at the front bottom and "Meccano Ltd" at the rear bottom. The base plate is also shaped to take the draw bar of an early Dinky caravan.

This model was issued between 1956 and 1960.

 

Item: 1237