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Owing to the current ongoing situation, the DTCA 2020 AGM which had been booked for the end of June, cannot now take place.   We will have to try and reschedule for later in the year once matters are clearer.

Production of the DTCA special edition Omnisport model has been postponed.

 

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Dinky Toys photography specials

Hi all, I love making unusual Dinky Toys photographs or simply just find them. May be you can post some additional odd, curious or remarkable photographs here too?


Gloster Meteor high in the sky


Unpacking a Thornycroft Mighty Antar Tank Transporter


Dinky Toys play fun in the 1950s


Fire Engine looking out of the window


Metal wheels relatives


A Large Trailer meeting

That's all folks!
Kind regards, Jan

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Jan--
Very nice and interesting photos...you always do a superb job of capturing the right "look" with your work. I will have to try and come up with something!

Terry

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Imagine my absolute delight when I spotted a Spratts Guy Delivery Van driving down the street outside my house last week!!!

Dave

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Sometimes a detail shot is just as good as the whole vehicle.

Dave

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Thanks Dave, let's go on like that!


Dinky Striptease


Westland Sikorsky Helicopter Art

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The airport is very busy !

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I love the cargo on top of the bus....it looks perfect up there..nice job!

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Like Jan's example above I like to do aeroplanes 'in flight' I have a number of these.

Dave

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We are getting in great form with the forum activities!
Another photo specials couple:


Happy addition to the family with this new born ambulance!


Like Sardines in a Tin

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Here is an up close and personal view of a Dinky favorite........

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Printing block

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My granddaughter taken at the beginning of 2008

Dinky Toys are still popular nearly 60 years after they were made.

Dave

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Dave--
Cute picture of the granddaughter....she is darling. We have only granddaughters, but have 6 of them, so I am really spoiled! The printing block picture is very nice....whole different effect with that image.
Here are a few more of mine.............

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Jan, I like very much the new born ambulance ! :woohoo: :woohoo: :woohoo:

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Yes Richard, if Dinky Toys do not reproduce themselves, they die out!


Let's kiss ...

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If you saw this in your rearview mirror it would be a bit scary.

Dave

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Dave, specially if you are in these cars !

:laugh: :laugh: :laugh:

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Another couple:


Bristol Britannia preparing for landing


Trojan Transfers Trio

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There are some great pictures in this thread!

Here are some pictures of a diorama I made for a recent local show. Most of the items are Dinky Toys, but a few non-Dinkies are there - I hope I will be forgiven for this!

:)

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The Diorama is splendid, when you look at the variety of vibrant colours you realise that Dinky got it absolutely right.

I remember in the 1950s an awful lot of cars were black and the real streets were nowhere near as colourful as the Dinky one.

Dave

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Hi Fred, really splendid photos, beautiful display and very fine models. No doubt all of us will generously forgive you the mistake of including non-Dinky models (but just for once! :laugh: ).

If you like I'll add some new Dinky photo specials:


Fierce no. 23 Racing Cars Competition.


Railway Toys (but different).


Happy Dinky Dodge Family Reunion.

Kind regards, Jan

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American Car Transporter


British & French Coventry Climax bottoms

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Here is a combination made in Bobigny for a fair.
I don't know if it's for the Paris Fair or for the Toys exhibition for professionals only.
The Citroën 11BL has been repainted or retouched before to be fixed, as the other cars, with an iron string.
The lights are painted ! the hubs with the end of the axles too, but in cream outside and in black inside !!??

Richard

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Oups ! I lost the photos !I try again !

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Richard this is a lovely piece of history.

Sadly I do not know French, could someone translate this please.

Thanks Dave

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Hi Dave.
That's mean : "The french patterns (or perhaps items !) which are the more sold". Literal translation !

Cheers

Richard

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Thanks for that Richard

Dave

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'It's all about the box'

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A busy scene in the Dinky goods yard

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Guess, which car will win ?? a Talbot of course !

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