Dinky 189-H Lamborghini Marzal

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This model is the Dinky 189-H-5 Lamborghini Marzal in White and Metallic Peacock Blue with Speedwheels.

The model features opening front baggage compartment (empty) and opening rear engine compartment which reveals a red engine. All other features are cast into the body casting. At the front is the grille and number plate in the lower body colour of metallic peacock blue. The bonnet  is white. The sides show cast body lines, air louvres, and doors. The rear has a cast number plate and tail lights in the body colour, a red plastic central panel (the hinge mechanism for the engine compartment door), and a cast engine cover in white.

The interior is red plastic with a black plastic, left hand steering wheel. The glazing is clear all round, including the roof panel.

All wheels are of the speedwheel style - solid one piece cast plastic, with a chrome centre, on a steel axles.

The base plate of this model is black plastic, held in place by a single self tapping screw to the front and two body locating lugs to the rear. It carries the legend "Lamborghini Marzal" at the centre top, Dinky Toys on the second line, "Meccano Ltd" on the third line, and "Made in England, UK Prov Pat No 47371/68" on two lines at the bottom centre. The model reference number, "189", appears to the front by the screw, and some simplified detail representing the suspension, lower engine, and exhausts is also present.

This item was issued between 1968 and 1978.

Item: 4017