Dinky 197-G-1 Morris Mini Traveller

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This model is the Dinky 197-G-1 Morris Mini Traveller in Cream with brown timber effect.

There are no opening parts on this model, all detail such as the bonnet, doors, grille and lights being cast into the body casting. The vehicle is adorned with silver painted bumper, grille, and headlight lenses to the front, and red tail lights to the rear. The rear body sports a brown timber effect.

The interior is all red and there is a cream steering wheel set into the "dashboard". All glazing is clear.

All wheels are one piece, spun metal hubs with separate black rubber tyres on domed steel axles which pass through the base plate. The model also features "steerable" front wheels and suspension.

The base plate is black painted tinplate metal that carries the legend "Morris Mini Traveller, Dinky Toys   197, Meccano England" on three lines in the centre middle, and "Prov Pat Nos, 1026/59  1165/59" on two lines at the centre bottom. It is held in place by a body locating lug at the rear that doubles as the rear number plate, and a single machined rivet at the front.

This model was issued between 1961 and 1970.

Item: 3514