Details of Dinky 651 Centurion Tank
The Dinky Centurion Tank. Released April 1954 with a UK price of 7/11. This Tank last appeared in the May 1970 catalogue priced at 12/11 or 64.5p. It was originally packaged in a blue striped box, but this was replaced with a yellow lidded Dinky Toys box in 1956, but by 1957, the box had reverted to blue-striped but now labelled DINKY SUPERTOYS. This box style was then changed to a yellow and black lift-off box with a battle scene occupying half of the lid. The final box, cheaper to produce had end flaps with a battle scene occupying two sides, and by then, it had reverted to being a DINKY TOYS. Last production version contained plastic rollers as a further means of cutting costs. The original price was 7/11 . It was available in olive drab finish. Released as Dinky 651 in 1954 withdrawn as Dinky 651 in 1970.
Base:tin plate base
Model features:rotating turret
Model range:Dinky Supertoys
Origin:Made in England
Packaging:blue stripe box, yellow box
Vehicle type:tank, tracked vehicle
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 firstname.lastname@example.org where you can also send pictures of your models to add to the site.