Dinky 233-G Cooper Bristol Racing Car

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This model is the Dinky 233-G-3 Cooper Bristol Racing Car in dark green with racing number "6" and red plastic hubs.

The model features no opening parts and all detail is cast into the body casting. The front grille is picked out in silver, as are the right hand side exhaust pipes, and the racing number appears on the rear body behind the driver.

There is no interior as such but the steering wheel and driver are cast into the cockpit area. The steering wheel ispaintedin the body colour and the driver is white with flesh coloured face. There is no glazing.

All wheels are the rarer, red plastic hubs, each with black rubber tyre, mounted on domed steel axles.

The base plate is black painted metal with the words Dinky Toys in the centre top, "Cooper Bristol" to the centre middle, and "Made in England     Meccano Ltd" to the centre bottom. The model reference number "233" appears over the front axle. The base is held in place by two machined rivets.

This model was issued between 1954 and 1964.

Item: 4025