Details of Dinky 181 Volkswagen
The Dinky Volkswagen. Introduced in February 1956 in green and grey colours and illustrated on the back cover of Meccano magazine that month. Shown in Dinky catalogue No 5 May 1969 for 3/9. The rare South African version is sage green. The original price was 2/6 . It was available in green, blue or grey or blue finish at 1:46 scale. Released as Dinky 181 in 1956 withdrawn as Dinky 181 in 1969.
Bruce Hoy (Dinky News)
Base:tin plate base
Origin:Made in England
Vehicle type:saloon car
Wheels:cast ridged hubs, plain rubber tyres, shaped spun hubs, tyres with tread
Windows:no windows, oval rear window
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