Details of Dinky 257 Canadian Fire Chief`s Car
The Dinky Canadian Fire Chief`s Car.
Although Meccano made no announcement when this model was released, it is thought that it became available in December 1959. It first appeared in a price list dated March 1960, although an Australian catalogue depicted the model at an Australian price of 6/- in August 1959. Various price changes took place during its production life.
Priced at 3/6 on the February 1961 price list. It last appeared in the 1968 catalogue priced at 4/6. The door transfers can be either yellow or white, and the roof light can be either small or large. The original price was 5/9 . It was available in red finish. Released as Dinky 257 in 1959 withdrawn as Dinky 257 in 1968.
Base:tin plate base
Model features:roof light
Organisation:fire and rescue
Origin:Made in England
Vehicle type:estate car
Wheels:shaped spun hubs, tyres with tread
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