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FRENCH DINKY TOYS NO.24z SIMCA VERSAILLES, BOXED

FRENCH DINKY TOYS NO.24z SIMCA VERSAILLES, BOXED

Dinky Toys Vauxhall Cresta Saloon, United Kingdom, 1956, by Meccano Ltd.

Dinky Toys Vauxhall Cresta Saloon, United Kingdom, by Meccano Ltd.

Lot 813 - Vente Enchères Publique - Jouets/ Public Auction - Toys (07 Dec 2013) - Collectoys - the-saleroom.com

Lot 813 - Vente Enchères Publique - Jouets/ Public Auction - Toys (07 Dec 2013) - Collectoys - the-saleroom.com

Dinky Toys No.138 Hillman Imp. Again, nowhere near as good as the Corgi example with opening rear window and fold down back seat

Again, nowhere near as good as the Corgi example with opening rear window and fold down back seat

Lot 805 - Vente Enchères Publique - Jouets/ Public Auction - Toys (07 Dec 2013) - Collectoys - the-saleroom.com

Lot 805 - Vente Enchères Publique - Jouets/ Public Auction - Toys (07 Dec 2013) - Collectoys - the-saleroom.com

Renault Dauphine, Dinky Toys (24E).

Very nice model of this Renault Dauphine, made by Dinky Toys from 1957 till Turquise body, box not original.

dinky toys - Austin Se7en Countryman

I think I had every model of the Mini made by either Corgi or Dinky Toys. The green Corgi van was one of my favourites

Lot 2057 - French Dinky Toys, 531 Fiat 1200 Grande Vue, metallic bronze body with cream roof, convex hubs with

Bid Live on Lot 2057 in the Toys & Models JLS Room Auction from Lacy Scott & Knight.

Dinky was a British toy manufacturer that was popular in the 1960s and 70s, and the term “dinky car” became synonymous with toy cars in Canada around that time.  This is another example of a proprietary eponym, where a brand name becomes a generic term for a category of products. Dinky eventually faced mounting pressure from competitors, ceased production in 1979 and was ultimately acquired by Mattel.

Dinky Cars - Dinky was a British toy manufacturer that was popular in the and and the term “dinky car” became synonymous with toy cars in Canada around that time.

Dinky Toys No. 139. Ford Cortina MkI ... with panels which are more ill fitting than on the real thing

Dinky Toys No. with panels which are more ill fitting than on the real thing

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