User login

New Comments

-545 De Soto Diplomat (1960-1963)

10 hours 46 min ago

-545 De Soto Diplomat (1960-1963)

1 day 4 hours ago

-545 De Soto Diplomat (1960-1963)

1 day 11 hours ago

New arrivals

3 days 8 hours ago

New arrivals

3 days 16 hours ago

New arrivals

4 days 1 hour ago

--25y and 405 Universal Jeep (1952-67)

5 days 9 hours ago

New arrivals

1 week 29 min ago

-702 D.H. Comet Airliner (1954-1965)

1 week 1 day ago

-702 D.H. Comet Airliner (1954-1965)

1 week 1 day ago

-702 D.H. Comet Airliner (1954-1965)

1 week 1 day ago

--49d and 592 Poste de ravitaillement 'Esso' [Pump Island 'Esso'] (1954-1963)

1 week 3 days ago

New arrivals

1 week 4 days ago

--38c and 102 Lagonda Sports Coupe (1946-55)

1 week 4 days ago

--49d and 592 Poste de ravitaillement 'Esso' [Pump Island 'Esso'] (1954-1963)

1 week 5 days ago

Restoring Dinky Toys

2 weeks 1 day ago

--23m 'Thunderbolt' Racing Car (1938-1941)

2 weeks 2 days ago

--23m 'Thunderbolt' Racing Car (1938-1941)

2 weeks 2 days ago

New arrivals

2 weeks 4 days ago

-196 Holden Special Sedan (1963-70)

2 weeks 4 days ago

New arrivals

2 weeks 4 days ago

-139b and 171 Hudson Commodore Sedan (1950-59)

2 weeks 5 days ago

-139b and 171 Hudson Commodore Sedan (1950-59)

2 weeks 5 days ago

IT HAD TO HAPPEN SOONER OR LATER!

2 weeks 5 days ago
Jan

IT HAD TO HAPPEN SOONER OR LATER!

2 weeks 6 days ago

New arrivals

3 weeks 5 days ago

--23m 'Thunderbolt' Racing Car (1938-1941)

3 weeks 6 days ago

--23m 'Thunderbolt' Racing Car (1938-1941)

3 weeks 6 days ago

--23m 'Thunderbolt' Racing Car (1938-1941)

3 weeks 6 days ago

--23m 'Thunderbolt' Racing Car (1938-1941)

3 weeks 6 days ago

--23m 'Thunderbolt' Racing Car (1938-1941)

3 weeks 6 days ago

--23m 'Thunderbolt' Racing Car (1938-1941)

4 weeks 3 hours ago

--62r D.H. 'Albatross' Mail Liner, Four-Engined Liner (1939-1949)

4 weeks 3 hours ago

--62n Junkers Ju 90 Air Liner (1938-1941)

4 weeks 4 hours ago

--29e Autocar Isobloc (1950-1955)

4 weeks 6 hours ago

Visitors

  • Total Visitors: 1632079
  • Registered Users: 201
  • Published Nodes: 1424
  • Since: 05/15/2019 - 22:53
6 posts / 0 new
Last post
Richard's picture
Richard
Offline
DTCA MemberFrance
Joined: Mon, 07/06/2015 - 20:56
--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


janwerner's picture
janwerner
Offline
DTCA MemberNetherlands
Joined: Tue, 07/15/2014 - 06:56

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

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


Richard's picture
Richard
Offline
DTCA MemberFrance
Joined: Mon, 07/06/2015 - 20:56

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

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 !
Friendly yours

Richard


dinkycollect's picture
dinkycollect
Offline
DTCA MemberFrance
Joined: Fri, 06/26/2015 - 22:49

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

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


starni999
Offline
DTCA MemberUK
Joined: Thu, 07/09/2015 - 07:19

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

Hi all,

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


Chris Warr


dinkyfan's picture
dinkyfan
Offline
DTCA MemberUSA
Joined: Tue, 07/07/2015 - 05:27

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

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

      Best regards,  Terry