Dinky 405-G-3 Universal Jeep

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This model is the Dinky 405-G-3 Universal Jeep in red with red plastic hubs.

There are no opening parts on this model and all detail such as grille, lights, bumpers, wheel guards, foot plates, and seats is cast into the body. The vehicle is adorned with silver painted bumper and headlight lenses to the front.

There is no interior or glazing on the model, the seats being part of the body casting and the steering wheel (black) and windscreen frame (tin) being separate items attached to the "dashboard".

All wheels are one piece, solid, unpainted, red plastic on domed steel axles which pass through the body casting.

The base plate covers only under the motor area and is stamped "Dinky Toys". The underside of the body casting carries the legend "Made in England, Meccano Ltd" on two lines in the centre of the underside, and "Jeep" just forward of the rear axle.

Issued between 1954 and 1967.

Item: 2644