Unknown 30a-G-8 Chrysler Airflow (Dinky Copy)

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This model is the Unknown 30a-G-8 Chrysler Airflow in cream. Possibly produced by Ian Law of PP Copy Models or The Dinky Club. Both have produced a number of modern reproductions of Dinky Toys plus some in response to collectors' requests for items they believe Dinky should have produced.

The model has no opening features as it is based on the style of the Dinky 30 series cars. The car is comprised of three main castings — the main body; the two headlights, grille and front bumper; and the rear bumper.

At the front, the grille, headlights and bumper are fitted into the body casting and held by a spread rivet. The rear bumper is also held by a spread rivet. At the sides the doors are cast into the body and at the rear the wheel covers also form part of the body. Also on the sides there are rudimentary representations of the engine louvres and body trim cast into the body.

There is no interior or glazing.

There is no base plate on this model but the underside of the roof carries the legend "Meccano, Dinky Toys, Made, in, England" on five lines.

All wheels are of a ridged, convex, cast metal type - solid one piece cast metal hub and black rubber tyres, mounted on steel axles.

I do not know when this model was first issued but think it was around 2010.

Item: 3117