Dinky 732-H-1 Bell 47 Helicopter

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This model is the Dinky 732-H-1 Bell 47 Helicopter in blue, white and orange POLICE livery.

This model has no opening parts, although the rotors do move. The body of the model consists of a cast cockpit area (painted dark blue), folded sheet metal lower tailpiece (painted white), orange plastic upper tailpiece and rear rotor assembly, black plastic main rotor, and orange plastic skids. The cockpit includes a pilot and is covered by a clear acrylic canopy. Police decals have been added to both sides of the lower tailpiece.

The underside of the skid casting is marked "DINKY TOYS", "Bell Helicopter", and "Made in England" on 6 lines. The skid casting is held in place by two machined rivets.

This item was issued between 1972 and 1980.

Item: 3642

 


This model is the Dinky 732-H-1 Bell 47 Helicopter repainted in olive green livery.

This model has no opening parts, although the rotors do move. The body of the model consists of a cast cockpit area, folded sheet metal lower tailpiece, plastic upper tailpiece (painted olive) and rear rotor assembly (orange), black plastic main rotor, and plastic skids (painted olive). The cockpit includes a pilot and is covered by a clear acrylic canopy that appears to have "browned" with age.

The underside of the skid casting is marked "DINKY TOYS", "Bell Helicopter", and "Made in England" on 6 lines. The skid casting is held in place by two machined rivets.

This item was originally issued between 1972 and 1980. I do not know when it was repainted.

Item: 3643