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Meccano Dinky diecast No.280g "Bentalls" Van

1939
type 2, green, white roof, "bentalls" decals, smooth black hubs

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Lot 36 The 5th Avenue Collection - March 10th, 2008 Dinky Pre-war No.280G Promotional Delivery Van "Bentalls" Type 2 - green body, yellow upper side panels, white roof, "Bentalls Kingston On Thames - Phone KIN1001", black smooth hubs, white tyres. Little fatigue but some surface cracking to paint on roof and parts of bonnet. This is one of the very rare special promotional models made by Dinky Toys in the late 1930s. Very few exist and at present only 6 Bentall Vans are known. Overall condition is Good Plus. VERY RARE. Estimate: 5000-7000 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 7500


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Lot 135 English Dinky - November 10th, 1999 No.280G Delivery Van - type 2 - "Bentalls" - dark green body/yellow background to advert/white roof/black SW/white tyres - B to C - most of advert is good B - with much of the gold lettering being virtually A - the paint has "crazed" somewhat to the roof but is virtually intact & there is a small casting fault to the offside door (small hole) & there appears to be minor fatigue to the front wings which appears well stabilised - extremely rare promotional issue for the famous Kingston London Store and is, we think, only the 3rd known and by far the best to have been offered to date Estimate: 4,000 - 5,000 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 5000