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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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--25r and 420 Leyland Forward Control Lorry (1948-61)

I find this little truck very amusing and I think that it was a very good toy for the young boys to play with !

So, I think that it has its place in this forum.

Here are mine :

and the three different underneath

Friendly yours

Richard

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Hi Richard, quite some colour variations! I only have three. Two of which are different from yours. Some pictures:

The scale issue of this model is interesting too, as it is the lonely single 1950s model which does not have a scale match with another Dinky model, as shown in the Dinky, Dublo & Horby Scales List of 30 October 1949, with extensions up to 16 February 1961. Many post-war re-issues of pre-war models do not show up in that list, which explains why the 23m/23s Thunderbolt and it's later Streamlines Racing Car issues are being neglected, which happens to have the same scale:

Length of the real Thunderbolt (as stated by Meccano): 30

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Very interesting Jan.
A thing that I will never understand is why Meccano changed so often of scales !
They probably did not think to the harmony in a collector cabinet !
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Richard

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Other 1/72 scale models are :

17 - 18 - 18 - 20 - 21 Trains
25 r Forward control lorry.
60 y Thompson refueling tender.
722 Hawker Harrier.
and
29 d - 570 Autobus Parisien Somua OP5-2.

In the 1890s, M

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Hi all,

Here are mine, including YES! red plastic hubs! (Sadly not original of course :laugh: )


Chris Warr

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Here is my sole contribution......the light green one with cream wheels......

      Best regards,  Terry