diecastplus.info

Details of Dinky Dublo 068 Royal Mail Van

Dinky Dublo 068
Dinky Dublo 068
Nigel
Dinky Dublo 068
Dinky Dublo 068
Nigel
Dinky Dublo 068
Dinky Dublo 068
Alan Lee
Dinky Dublo 068
Dinky Dublo 068
Alan Lee
Dinky Dublo 068
Dinky Dublo 068
Alan Lee
Dinky Dublo 068
Dinky Dublo 068
Alan Lee
Dinky Dublo 068
Dinky Dublo 068
Alan Lee
Dinky Dublo 068
Dinky Dublo 068
Alan Lee
Dinky Dublo 068
Dinky Dublo 068
Peter Leach
Dinky Dublo 068
Dinky Dublo 068
Peter Leach
Dinky Dublo 068
Dinky Dublo 068
Peter Leach
Dinky Dublo 068
Dinky Dublo 068
Peter Leach
Dinky Dublo 068
Dinky Dublo 068
Peter Leach
Dinky Dublo 068
Dinky Dublo 068
Peter Leach
Dinky Dublo 068
Dinky Dublo 068
Peter Leach
Dinky Dublo 068
Dinky Dublo 068
Peter Leach
Dinky Dublo 068
Dinky Dublo 068
Peter Leach
Dinky Dublo 068
Dinky Dublo 068
Peter Leach

The Dinky Dublo Royal Mail Van. Released in April 1959 and advertised on the back of that months Meccano Magazine. The Royal Mail van was advertised as being just right to fit Hornby’s ‘OO’ gauge railway. With grey, moulded non-scratch, treaded wheels, the model sold for around 2/3. The model was also fitted with smooth grey and black wheels. The model was withdrawn in 1964.

Based on the Morris 6-8cwt van, manufactured between 1948 and 1971, this 1098cc vehicle was the workhorse of the Royal Mail throughout the 1960s and early 1970s. Morris Minor vans were more robust the cars, because they had a ‘Y’-shaped steel chassis and torsion bar suspension. In 1972, the last delivery of over 700 of these vans to Royal Mail took place.

The original price was 2/3 . It was available in red finish at 00 scale. Released as Dinky Dublo 068 in 1959 withdrawn as Dinky Dublo 068 in 1964.

Base:

tin plate base

Markings:

Royal Mail

Organisation:

Post Office

Origin:

Made in England

Packaging:

cardboard box

Vehicle make:

Morris

Vehicle type:

van

Wheels:

black plastic wheels with tread, grey plastic wheels with tread

Windows:

windows

If you know about this model you can add more detail by picking from the list below. New detail is monitored and inapproprite content will be removed. If the detail is not in the pick list or if you spot an error please contact the nigel@nigelg.net where you can also send pictures of your models to add to the site.

Features

The following features include a reference to this model.

More models

Related models on this site that may be of interest.

Special features

Articles on this site that might be helpful.

Contributors

Thank you to the following contributors of images and or information for this page.

  • Thanks to Alan Lee
  • Thanks to Alan Lee
  • Thanks to Peter Leach