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Meccano Dinky diecast No.23A Racing Car

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1934-35 type 1
lead body, no driver, no racing number circle, 0, 2, 3 or 4 exhaust tailpipes
cream, white or yellow body with blue, cream, red or orange trim
1935-41 as type 1
die cast body, no driver, no racing number circle, 4 exhaust tailpipes
many colour combinations, see below
1935-41 type 2
with driver and raised circles for racing number
many colour combinations, see below
1946-52 type 3
with driver, no raised circle for racing number
many colour combinations, see below
renumbered to 220

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Lot 1575 Dinky Toys - July 22nd, 2008 Dinky Pre-war No.23A Racing Car - scarce 2nd casting with driver, green/cream striped effect, with 6 x exhausts and raised circle detail for the No.12 racing numbers, black smooth hubs (originally plated) and thin axles, some wear particularly to upper surfaces - otherwise a Fair to Good scarce example with no obvious sign of fatigue apart from slight crazing to rear suspension on one side. Estimate: 50-70 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 260


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Lot 568 The Highbury Collection - July 15th, 2008 Dinky No.23A Pre-war Racing Car - early model with lead body, yellow, including smooth hubs, blue stripe to top, no driver, impact damage to front - otherwise Good. Estimate: 70-90 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 40


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Lot 655 Dinky Toys - April 14th, 2008 Dinky No.23A Pre-war Racing Car - cream, red centre stripe, raised exhaust fish tail, smooth black hubs, white tyres, (racing number 3 has been painted in circle to one side), showing no fatigue - Good, scarce item. Estimate: 80-100 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 110


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Lot 1626 Dinky Toys - February 13th, 2007 Dinky - No.23a Pre-war Racing Car - scarce example of the 2nd casting, includes driver and raised circles for racing number 12, with green/cream stripe body and green coloured tyres, however body lacks pieces of the casting from one side and front - otherwise Fair. Estimate: 50-70 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 140


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Lot 2434 Simply Dinky 14 - January 18th, 2007 Dinky - No.23A pre-war Racing Car - casting has raised circle around number and driver figure, yellow, dark blue upper flash and grille, racing number 1 to one side only, discolouration to smooth chrome hubs, thin axles, black tyres - Good Plus. Estimate: 130-180 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 240


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Lot 2433 Simply Dinky 14 - January 18th, 2007 Dinky - No.23A pre-war Racing Car - casting has raised circle around number and driver, orange, green top flash and radiator grille, racing number 4, black smooth hubs with white tyres and thin axles, some light retouching to body sides and front - otherwise Good Plus bright example. Estimate: 130-180 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 160


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Lot 2338 Simply Dinky 14 - January 18th, 2007 French Dinky - No.23A Racing Car - cream, black upper, pre-war example has black smooth hubs, white tyres and thin axles, racing number 6 - significant wear - otherwise Fair example. Estimate: 60-80 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 80


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Lot 1472 Dinky Toys - June 15th, 2006 Dinky - pre-war No.23A Racing Car - 1st casting without driver, white diecast body, blue circular grille and longitudinal flash to top, racing number 2, cream painted Tootsietoy type hubs, some faint fatigue cracking and wear to sides - otherwise Fair to Good. Estimate: 100-130 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 150


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Lot 1471 Dinky Toys - June 15th, 2006 Dinky - pre-war No.23A Racing Car - 1st Type casting with no driver, cream diecast body and hubs, the hubs are the Tootsietoy type, green circular front grille and top flash, racing number 6, some fatigue cracking to body sides but still a Good example. Estimate: 100-130 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 110


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Lot 1645 The Racing & Sports Car Collection - January 18th, 2006 Dinky - 3 x No.23A Racing Car (1) blue, silver flash, white and blue racing number 4, central casting strengthening bar, black ridged wheels, crimped axles, (2) silver, red flash and ridged wheels, racing number 4, rear casting strengthening bar, rounded axles, (3) as (2) but silver ridged wheels - Good Plus to Excellent unboxed. (3) Estimate: 60 -80 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 240


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Lot 1644 The Racing & Sports Car Collection - January 18th, 2006 Dinky - Trade Box of 6 x No.23A/220 Racing Car containing 3 examples - all silver, red flash and ridged wheels, racing number 4, rear casting strengthening tyres perished - otherwise Excellent Plus to Mint in Good Plus yellow trade box with "H Hudson Dobson" US Distributors label to lid (some retailers crayon graffiti to both ends of lid). Estimate: 80 -100 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 240


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Lot 1783 Dinky Toys - November 10th, 2004 Trade Pack of 6 x No.23a Racing Car containing 4 x silver body and driver, red nose, upper flash and ridged wheels, 1 x silver body, red driver, nose and upper flash, black ridged wheels, crimped axles and 1 x blue body, silver nose, driver and upper flash, black ridged wheels, crimped axles, all with racing number 4 - Good Plus to Excellent Plus in Good "buff" trade box. Estimate: 200 - 250 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 380


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Lot 1884 Dinky Toys - April 7th, 2004 No.23a Racing Car - orange, green top flash, racing number 10, violet blue hubs with white tyres - light wear to raised edges, no obvious signs of fatigue - Good Plus to Excellent example. Estimate: 80 - 120 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 240


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Lot 1883 Dinky Toys - April 7th, 2004 No.23a Racing Car - yellow body, dark blue top flash, violet blue smooth hubs, racing number 7 to sides, with driver, white tyres, no obvious sign of fatigue - a Good Plus to Excellent bright example of this early racing car. Estimate: 80 - 120 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 250


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Lot 1882 Dinky Toys - April 7th, 2004 No.23a Racing Car - orange body, green top flash, racing number 10, black smooth hubs with driver, fatigue cracking and distortion to front of car, significant wear but still a Fair example (which has the wrong tyres fitted). Estimate: 40 - 60 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 60


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Lot 1238 Dinky Toys Pre-War - February 11th, 2004 No.23a Racing Car - white, blue upper flash and spot to front, racing number 2 to one side, black smooth hubs, white tyres (lacks one tyre), significant wear to upper part of body - else Fair overall. Estimate: 40 - 60 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 60


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Lot 579 Dinky Pre-war - January 27th, 2004 A pair of No.23a Racing Car - (1) cream, red upper flash, racing number 3, chrome hubs, some fatigue to front - else Fair, (2) blue - replacement tyre - Fair to Poor. (2) Estimate: 30 - 50 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 50


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Lot 6 Dinky Toys - Pre-war - September 10th, 2003 No.23a Racing Car - cream, red, racing number 3, red tyres, plated hubs, with driver's head - racing number missing to one side and some signs of fatigue chipping - Fair. Estimate: 50 - 80 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 25


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Lot 333 Dinky Toys - November 13th, 2002 Pre-war No.23a Racing Car - finished in white with blue flash, racing number 8, black smooth hubs, driver Good (no visible signs of fatigue). Estimate: 60 - 80 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 100


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Lot 334 Dinky Toys - November 13th, 2002 Pre-war No.23a Racing Car - cream, red flash, red spot to nosecone, racing number 3, driver, blue smooth hubs Good. Estimate: 70 - 90 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 110


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Lot 583 DIECAST - September 20th, 2000 Dinky pre-war No.23A Racing Car in lead, cream body & smooth hubs/green flash/open cock pit without driver/4 stub exhausts in 2 groups/no racing number. Extremely scarce. Excellent. Estimate: 200 - 300 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 230


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Lot 637 English Dinky - November 10th, 1999 No.23A Racing Car - white/blue trim/8/raised circles for racing numbers/6 exhausts & fish tail/black SW - C to D (minor split to nose cone) - extremely hard vehicle to find Estimate: 150 - 200 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 120


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Lot 610 French Dinky - November 10th, 1999 No.23A Racing Car - pre-war - cream/green/driver/6/chromed smooth hubs/green "Dunlop" tyres - C (some signs of fatigue) - very scarce model in any condition Estimate: 100 - 150 Bidding is now closed on this item Price Realised: 160