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The Dinky Fire Engine. Released December 1952 as No555 with a UK price of 9/4. January 1953 saw the price drop to 8/3, and again in April to 7/11. By September 1953 the price had again dropped to 7/3. Renumbered 955 in March 1954. June 1955 price increased to 7/6, and again in February 1958 to 7/9, but in January 1959 the price had gone down to 7/6. In 1960, windows were fitted to the model and in May 1961 the price had increased to 8/6, November 1961 8/7, May 1962 to 9/-, but in January 1964 the price had gone down to 8/11. January 1966 an increase to 9/11, July 1966 to 10/1, 1967 10/3, 1968 10/9, and May 1969, the last year that the model appeared in a sales catalogue to 12/6. Also available as part of 957 Fire gift set with 257 and 956. This example was supplied in a blue striped box marked Dinky Supertoys 955. The model featured an extending Ladder and the chassis was marked No555 The original price was 7/6 . It was available in red finish. Released as Dinky 955 in 1952

Dinky 955
Dinky 955

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Dinky 955

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Dinky 955
Dinky 955

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Dinky 955
Dinky 955

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Base:

tin plate base

Model features:

bell, extending ladder, ladder

Model range:

Dinky Supertoys

Organisation:

fire and rescue

Origin:

Made in England

Packaging:

blue stripe box, cardboard box

Vehicle make:

Commer

Vehicle type:

Fire engine

Wheels:

cast ridged hubs, grey treaded tyres

Windows:

no windows, windows

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