Dinky 677-G-1 AEC Armoured Command Vehicle

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This model is the Dinky 677-G-1 AEC Armoured Command Vehicle in Dull Olive. This particular model came with a reproduction box by Model Supplies.

The model features no opening parts as is common for the period and all features are cast into the body casting. At the front there are no lights, onlythe representations of the armoured hatches providing access to the motor. The cab exterior area is quite detailed and shows the driver's viewing hatch covers, the side doors, rear side louvre vents, tools and radio aerials cast on the rear, and the main roof hatches. The model has no glazing, indeed no window openings of any sort.

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

The baseplate is black painted metal and is marked Dinky Toys at the top centre, "Armoured Command Vehicle" in the middle centre, "Made in England, Meccano Ltd" on two lines at the bottom centre and, to the rear, "677". It is held in place by two small machined rivets at the rear and by the front axle at the front.

This item was issued between 1957 and 1962.

Item: 3120