Dinky 236-G-1 Connaught Racing Car

Click on any photo to see a larger version...

This model is the Dinky 236-G-1 Connaught racing car in green.

There are no opening parts on this model. It was issued with a cast body, driver, black metal steering wheel and with "32" racing numbers on the nose and sides. There is limited detailing on the body — some limited body lines on the bonnet, a black triangle on the nose with silver lower air vents, silver on the forward edge of the streamlining rear fin, ans some raised body panel lines on the sides.

The interior is a Dark Red with black metal steering wheel, and it originally had a white driver. There is no glazing.

All wheels are of the shaped type - solid one piece, green, cast metal hubs, with black "rubber" tyres, on domed, steel axles.

The base plate is black painted tin and is marked with DINKY TOYS at the centre top, "Connaught" in the centre middle and "MADE IN ENGLAND, MECCANO LTD" on two lines at the centre bottom. The number "236" appears at the front of the base plate. The base is held in place with two machined rivets at the front and rear.

This model was issued between 1956 and 1959.

Item: 3240