Dinky Toys are a brand of die-cast miniature vehicles and models that were produced by the British company Meccano Ltd. from the early 1920s to the 1970s. The company was founded in 1919 by Frank Hornby, who also created the popular construction toy Meccano. The first Dinky Toys were produced in 1934 and were an immediate success.
The Dinky Toys line included a wide variety of vehicles such as cars, trucks, airplanes, and boats, as well as military vehicles, construction equipment, and figurines. They were made using a die-casting process and were known for their high level of detail and accurate representations of real-life vehicles. They were also painted in realistic colors and often came with intricate moving parts.
During the 1950s and 1960s, Dinky Toys became one of the most popular toy brands in the United Kingdom and were exported around the world. The company continued more...
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