Dinky 238-G Jaguar Type D Racing Car

This model is the Dinky 238-G Jaguar Type D racing car in aqua.

There are no opening parts on this model. It was issued with a cast body, driver, plastic steering wheel and without racing numbers.

The interior originally was Dark Blue with black plastic steering wheel and white driver. There is no glazing.

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

The base plate is black painted metal and is marked with "Jaguar Type D" on two lines at the centre top, DINKY TOYS in the centre middle and MADE IN ENGLAND MECCANO LTD on two lines at the centre bottom. The number 238 appears at the front of the baseplate. The base plate is held in place with two spun rivets at the front and rear.

This model was issued between 1957 and 1965.

 

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Item: 1034

This is version 238-G-2 which came originally with white driver, black plastic steering wheel and spun hubs.

 

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Item: 1035

This is version 238-G-4 which came originally with yellow driver, black plastic steering wheel and yellow plastic hubs.