Details of Dinky 643 Army water tanker
The Dinky Army water tanker. Released January 1958 and shown on the back of that months Meccano magazine. Based on an Austin 4 wheel drive truck with a 200 gallon capacity tank. Early versions have smooth tyres and later ones have windows. Shown on the February 1961 Dinky price list for 4/6. The original price was 4/3 . It was available in olive drab finish at 1:60 scale. Released as Dinky 643 in 1958 withdrawn as Dinky 643 in 1964.
Base:tin plate base
Origin:Made in England
Wheels:4 wheel drive, cast ridged hubs, plain rubber tyres, tyres with tread
Windows:no windows, windows
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