Details of Dinky 955 Fire Engine
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
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 type:Fire engine
Wheels:cast ridged hubs, grey treaded tyres
Windows:no windows, windows
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