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Due to the current ongoing situation, the June 2020 DTCA AGM, did not take place.  We will try to reschedule for later in the year once matters are clearer.

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

 

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-161b and 690 Anti-Aircraft Gun on Trailer (1939-55)

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--30a and 32 Chrysler Airflow Saloon (1935-48)

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--23g, 233 and 208 Cooper-Bristol Racing Car (1952-64)

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--30a and 32 Chrysler Airflow Saloon (1935-48)

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--30a and 32 Chrysler Airflow Saloon (1935-48)

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--23g, 233 and 208 Cooper-Bristol Racing Car (1952-64)

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--30a and 32 Chrysler Airflow Saloon (1935-48)

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--23g, 233 and 208 Cooper-Bristol Racing Car (1952-64)

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--24c/24cp and 522 Citroën DS 19 (1956-19..) and 530 Citroën DS 19 berline 1963 (1964-70) and DS 23 berline 1969 (1976-78) (2)

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--24s and 534 Simca 8 Sport (1952-1960)

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--24s and 534 Simca 8 Sport (1952-1960)

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-521, 921and 409 Bedford Articulated Lorry (1948-63)

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-521, 921and 409 Bedford Articulated Lorry (1948-63)

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-105 Triumph TR2 Touring Finish (1957-60)

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-521, 921and 409 Bedford Articulated Lorry (1948-63)

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--23e and 221 'Speed of the Wind' Racing Car (1936-56)

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-105 Triumph TR2 Touring Finish (1957-60)

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--23 & 23a M.G. Magic racing cars. (cont...)

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Hi all from New Zealand.

 

A recently acquired 23a without driver seems to b the same as John's one only blue instead of red and cream.  The axles are domed on one end and crimped of the other

Ron F

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HI Ron,

This is a 23 Racing Car, not a 23a. It was announced in Meccano Magazine in April 1934, first made from lead (as yours, I think), then Zamac, abandoned end of 1934, when a new casting appeared for 23a Racing Car.

A rare and nice example you have got here, Ron, still with its original white tyres.

Congratulations and Regards from Thailand
Walter

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dear all,

Despite the last post on 23A was a couple of years ago, I would like to share my 23 A's with you. I assume the yellow one is the oldest (no exhaust and driver), having quite some milage on the tyres... I appreciate you input! Bas 

 

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one more...red hubs

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Hi Bas, that's quite a fleet of 23/23a models you show us! These red hubbed ones look very similar. I presume there are some subtle differences in characteristics, or are they basically the same? Kind regards, Jan 

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Hi

The yellow one is a Dinky copy, made by Johillco, lead, produced in the mid-30ies.

Regards

Walter

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I showed mine in a previous post 

--23 Racing Car (first casting) without driver (1934)

 for illustrative purposes I'm reposting.

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Txs Walter for the learings, the yellow one is exit...@Jan, the red hubs look all similar, as far as I see. See also image of inside. 

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Hi Bas

When you say "the yellow one is exit @Jan" I don't understand. Have you thrown it in the bin??? :)

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Hi , no, I did not throw the yellow Johilco in the bin :-), but txs to the feedback it is no longer part of my Dinky collection. And my other response was to Jan in relation to the set with red hubs...

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