Details of Dinky 955 Fire Engine

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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

Bruce Hoy (Dinky News)

Dinky 955
Dinky 955


Dinky 955
Dinky 955


Dinky 955
Dinky 955



tin plate base

Model features:

bell, extending ladder, ladder

Model range:

Dinky Supertoys


fire and rescue


Made in England


blue stripe box, cardboard box

Vehicle make:


Vehicle type:

Fire engine


cast ridged hubs, grey treaded tyres


no windows, windows

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