Details of Dinky 197 Morris Mini Traveller
The Dinky Morris Mini Traveller. Released May 1961 with 199 Austin Se7en Countryman at 3/6. In September the price rose to 3/7 and in May 1962 to 3/8, in January 1964 it rose again to 3/11, then in July 1966 to 4/-, 1968 4/3 and May 1969 4/9. Deleted late 70 or early 71. Less common dark green/yellow interior, fluorescent green/red interior, fluorescent red/red and ivory/pale blue. Advertised inside the back cover of the June 1961 Meccano Magazine. The original price was 3/6 . It was available in ivory, red, green finish at 1:45 scale. Released as Dinky 197 in 1961 withdrawn as Dinky 197 in 1971.
Bruce Hoy (Dinky News)
Base:tin plate base
Model features:simple interior
Origin:Made in England
Vehicle type:estate car, mini car
Wheels:shaped spun hubs, tyres with tread
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