Dinky 295-G-1 Standard Atlas Kennebrake

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This model is the Dinky 295-G-1 Standard Atlas Kennebrake in pale blue and light grey.

All features are cast into the body casting. The front bumper, headlights, and grille are picked out in silver paint, the rear lights are painted red and the rear bumper is painted in the lower body colour of pale blue. Both front and rear number plates are represented by folded tabs that are part of the base plate.

The interior is red vac-formed plastic and consists of two front seats, two sets of rear bench style seats, rear parcel area, and a dashboard (instrument panel) into which is inserted a cream plastic steering wheel on the right. This vac-form may have shrunk as it now sits loose against the base instead of lining up with the bottom of the windows. The glazing is clear all round.

All wheels are of a spun metal type with a separate black "rubber" tyre on domed steel axles.

The base plate is black painted metal with "KENEX" at the top centre, Standard Atlas on the first line, Dinky Toys on the second line, "Meccano Ltd" on the third line and "Made in England" on the fourth line, all in the centre middle, and "Prov. Pat. Nos, 1026/59 1165/59" on two lines at the centre bottom. It is fixed through the use of a single rear body locating tab and a single machined rivet at the front. A previous owner "Kevin Purdy" has scratched his name into the base.

This casting was issued between 1960 and 1964.

Item: 3239