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Meccano Dinky diecast No.944 Leyland Octopus Tanker Shell/BP

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white upper and yellow lower cab & tank, grey chassis & hubs, "Shell BP" decals, windows
white upper and yellow lower cab & tank, white chassis, grey hubs, "Shell BP" decals, windows
white cab, tank & hubs, black chassis, "Sweeteners for industry" decals, windows

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Lot 2105 Dinky - October 21st, 2008 Dinky No.944 Leyland Octopus Tanker - yellow/white cab and plastic tank, grey chassis and plastic hubs, slight fading to shell sticker on one side - otherwise Near Mint in a Good to Good Plus colour illustrated end flap style card box. Estimate: 160-200 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 110


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Lot 1435 Dinky Toys - July 22nd, 2008 Dinky No.944 Shell BP Fuel Tanker - white/yellow Leyland Octopus cab and plastic tank, grey chassis and plastic hubs - Near Mint in a Good detailed picture box (sellotape repairs to inner tabs on end flaps). Estimate: 200-300 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 170


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Lot 1142 Dinky Toys - June 17th, 2008 Dinky No.944 Leyland Octopus Shell BP Tanker - yellow lower tank and cab, white upper, grey plastic hubs, slight manufacturers paint marks to front bumper - otherwise Mint ex shop stock example in an Excellent yellow card box with illustrated lift off lid. Estimate: 200-300 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 220


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Lot 74 Private Owner Collection - May 12th, 2008 Dinky No.944 Leyland Fuel Tanker "Shell BP" - white, yellow, grey including plastic hubs, tow hook - Excellent Plus in Good Plus lift off lid box with detailed colour picture. Estimate: 170-220 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 170


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Lot 3094 Private Owner Collection - March 12th, 2008 Dinky No.944 Leyland Octopus Tanker - yellow/white cab and plastic Tank, grey chassis and plastic hubs, slight fading to Shell sticker on one side - otherwise Near Mint in a Good detailed picture box (tear to one end flap). Estimate: 150-200 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 100


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Lot 1766 Dinky Toys - December 12th, 2007 Dinky No.944 Leyland Octopus Tanker "Corn Products Ltd" - scarce promotional model, based on the Dinky Leyland Octopus, one of only 550 produced. White cab, plastic tank and hubs, black tyres, with glazing, "Corn Products Ltd" to front and rear, "Sweeteners for Industry" to tank sides, light wear to edges of paper stickers on tank and to cab transfer - otherwise Good Plus to Excellent. Estimate: 1200-1500 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 1400


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Lot 2372 The Norfolk Collection - September 12th, 2007 Dinky No.944 Shell - BP Fuel Tanker - white/yellow cab and body, white chassis, grey plastic hubs, black treaded tyres - Near Mint to Mint, superb almost perfect in Good Plus yellow lift off style picture box, possible touch-in to red print. Estimate: 180-220 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 440


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Lot 3075 The Shropshire Collection - May 17th, 2007 Dinky - No.944 Shell BP Fuel Tanker - with Leyland Octopus Cab - yellow, white, grey chassis and plastic hubs, slight wear to side stickers and small chip to roof on drivers side - otherwise Excellent Plus in Good card box with illustrated lift off lid. Estimate: 150-200 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 180


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Lot 2188 Simply Dinky 14 - January 18th, 2007 Dinky - No.944 Shell BP Fuel Tanker - white/yellow Leyland Octopus cab with windows, grey chassis, white/yellow plastic tank - Excellent Plus in Good Plus later card box with yellow illustrated lift off lid. Estimate: 200-300 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 180


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Lot 2432 The Ron Slyder Collection - October 11th, 2006 Dinky - No.944 Leyland Octopus Tanker "Shell BP" - white, yellow, grey chassis and plastic hubs - Excellent Plus - displays well in Good Plus detailed all carded picture box. Estimate: 180-240 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 180


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Lot 1484 Dinky Toys - June 15th, 2006 Dinky - No.944 Leyland Tanker "Corn Products Ltd" - based on the Leyland Octopus, with white cab and black chassis, white plastic hubs and Tank, black stripes around Tank with "Sweeteners for Industry" in white lettering, fitted with windows and silver trim to cab front, black tyres, with hook to rear. This model is 1 of only 550 promotional models produced and is authenticated by being the property of the former General Sales Manager of Corn Products Limited. This superb Near Mint example is a very rare and difficult piece to find, particularly as it still has the original plain cardboard box which is Excellent - see photo. Estimate: 7000-8000 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 7500


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Lot 4189 The Florida Collection - May 18th, 2006 Dinky - No.944 Shell BP Fuel Tanker - yellow, white, grey chassis and plastic hubs with Leyland Cab, light wear to a couple of edges and to paper stickers - otherwise Excellent Plus in Fair (grubby) card box with lift off lid. Estimate: 120 -170 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 110