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Meccano Dinky diecast No.581 Horse Box

1953-54
maroon body, maroon or red hubs, "British railways" decals
maroon body, maroon or red hubs, "Express horse van" decals (USA issue)
renumbered to 980

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Lot 1411 Dinky Toys - July 22nd, 2008 Dinky No.581 US Issue Horse Box - scarce export model is maroon, including Supertoys hubs, with "Express Horse Van Hire Service" to sides - Excellent Plus to Near Mint, which unusually still has its original card box with correct black and white illustration, the box is dark blue with orange and white label and is Good. Estimate: 200-300 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 200


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Lot 1113 The David Kenney Manhattan Collection - Part III - December 12th, 2007 Dinky No.581 Horse Box - maroon including Supertoy hubs, with British Railways transfers - Mint in a Near Mint early dark blue box with orange and white label (slight graffiti to one end of lid). Estimate: 120-170 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 90


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Lot 1526 Other Dinky Toy Vendors - June 13th, 2007 Dinky - No.581 Horsebox - maroon including Supertoy hubs - Near Mint in a Good Plus early dark blue box with orange and white label. Estimate: 100-130 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 90


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Lot 3392 Dinky Toys - May 17th, 2007 Dinky - No.581 Horsebox - maroon, red Supertoy hubs, some underpaint corrosion to a couple of areas particularly one side - otherwise Good Plus bright example including blue and white striped box with some inner packaging. Estimate: 70-90 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 100


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Lot 2458 Simply Dinky 14 - January 18th, 2007 Dinky - No.581 Horsebox - maroon, red Supertoy hubs - Excellent Plus in Good early blue box with orange and white label. Estimate: 90-120 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 90


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Lot 1027 Simply Dinky 13 - November 7th, 2006 Dinky - No.581 Horse Box - maroon, including Supertoy hubs, very slight surface corrosion to a couple of small areas - otherwise Excellent in Good Plus early blue box with orange and white label. Estimate: 90-130 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 60


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Lot 2402 The Ron Slyder Collection - October 11th, 2006 Dinky - No.581 Horse Box "British Railways" - maroon, red Supertoy hubs - Excellent in Good lift off lid box with paper label. Estimate: 90-120 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 100


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Lot 3592 The Bill McDade Collection - Part 2 - June 17th, 2006 Dinky - No.581 US issue Horse Box - maroon, red Supertoy hubs, "Express Horse Van Hire Service" to sides - Near Mint in Good early blue box with orange and white label and Hudson Dobson sticker to sides. Estimate: 250-350 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 460


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Lot 2390 West Coast Collection - June 16th, 2006 Dinky - No.581 British Railways Express Horsebox - maroon body and Supertoy hubs, grey tyres - generally Excellent Plus in Good dark blue box with orange and white label. Estimate: 70-90 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 100


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Lot 1234 San Francisco Collection - June 15th, 2006 Dinky - No.581 Horse Box - maroon, including Supertoy hubs, slight silver superdetailing to rear - otherwise Excellent Plus in a Fair dark blue box with orange and white label and some inner packaging. Estimate: 90-110 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 100


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Lot 4439 Dinky Toys - May 18th, 2006 Dinky - No.581 Horsebox - scarce US Issue - maroon including Supertoy hubs, manufacturers excess paint finish to lower edges and light wear to opening doors - otherwise Near Mint in Good Plus early blue box with orange and white label and Hudson Dobson label. Estimate: 200 -400 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 280


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Lot 2203 Dinky Toys - April 11th, 2006 Dinky - No.581 Horse Box - maroon, "British Railways Express Horse Box", slight discolouration above rear loading door - otherwise Near Mint in Excellent crisp early blue box with orange and white label. Estimate: 80 -120 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 140