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Details of Dinky 521 Bedford Articulated Lorry

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Dinky
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Bedford Articulated Lorry
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The Dinky Bedford Articulated Lorry. Released in red/black and yellow/black in April 1948 at a price of 7/6. The red version was deleted by the beginning of 1949. Sales number changed to 921 in July 1953, and then it was "down-graded" to Dinky Toys in 1955 and re-numbered 409. Windows were introduced in 1960 and its last catalogue appearance was in 1960. The model was initially sold in a plain utility box, which was replaced in 1949 with a green covered box, and then a blue covered box in 1950, and then when renumbered 921 it was given the familiar blue striped box. In 1955 the box changed again to yellow lidded. Examples of the major boxes in use are shown. The main trailer body casting appears to be the same as No.551. The original price was 7/6 . It was available in yellow finish at 1:43 scale. Released as Dinky 521 in 1948 withdrawn as Dinky 521 in 1960.

Dinky 521with blue box
Dinky 521with blue box

Bruce Hoy (Dinky News)

Dinky 521 red with plain box
Dinky 521 red with plain box

Bruce Hoy (Dinky News)

Dinky 521 yellow with plain box
Dinky 521 yellow with plain box

Bruce Hoy (Dinky News)

Dinky 521with green box
Dinky 521with green box

Bruce Hoy (Dinky News)

Dinky 521
Dinky 521

Maestro

Dinky 521
Dinky 521

John Cruickshank

Dinky 521
Dinky 521

Jonathan Francis

Dinky 521
Dinky 521

Ronald Ochoa

Dinky 521
Dinky 521

Ronald Ochoa

Dinky 521
Dinky 521

Ronald Ochoa

Dinky 521
Dinky 521

Ronald Ochoa

Dinky 521
Dinky 521

Ronald Ochoa

Dinky 521
Dinky 521

Ronald Ochoa

Dinky 521
Dinky 521

Ronald Ochoa

Dinky 521
Dinky 521

Ronald Ochoa

Dinky 521
Dinky 521

Ronald Ochoa

Base:

tin plate base

Model features:

tow hook

Model range:

Dinky Supertoys

Origin:

Made in England

Packaging:

blue box with red and white label, blue box with yellow lid, blue stripe box, brown box, cardboard box, green box with red and white label

Vehicle make:

Bedford

Vehicle type:

articulated, drop side lorry

Wheels:

cast grooved hubs, cast ridged hubs, plain rubber tyres

Windows:

no windows, windows

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