Details of Dinky 255 Mersey Tunnel Police Van
The Dinky Mersey Tunnel Police Van.
Released September 1955 with a UK price of 2/9. Priced at 3/3 on the February 1961 price list. The model last appeared in the March 1960 catalogue priced at 2/10. Production of 255 had been terminated in the first few months of 1960.
The model depicted is unusual in that no "Police" sign transfer was added to the box above the windscreen. With the box having a 2/9 price, this model was made between September 1955 and April 1957. The original price was 2/9 . It was available in red finish. Released as Dinky 255 in 1955 withdrawn as Dinky 255 in 1957.
Base:tin plate base
Model features:tow hook
Origin:Made in England
Vehicle make:Land Rover
Vehicle model:88inch, Series I, SWB
Vehicle type:utility vehicle
Wheels:4 wheel drive, cast ridged hubs, plain rubber tyres, tyres with tread
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