Vintage magazine advertisements and advertising from the 1960’s and 1970’s.
Old magazine ad for Dinky toys. Circa September 1970.
WORLD BEATERS FROM DINKY
The fantastic world-beating HAWKER HARRIER JUMP JET with swivelling jet exhausts
Another great plane joins the ever growing Dinky Air Armada. Model No. 722
The Hawker Harrier has
Fully retractable undercarriage, linked to swivelling jet exhausts. Operated by sliding button
Retractable wing tip stabilising wheels
Moulded cockpit canopy and nose cone
719 Spitfire MkII; 721 Junkers JU87B Stuka; 715 Beechcraft C55 Baron; 710 Beechcraft S35 Bonanaza; 717 Boing 737
Model No. 223 NEW McLaren M8A CAN AM
with opening rear engine cover
‘plated’ roll bar
extra wide tyres
Racing wing mirror
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leaders go for DINKY TOYS the tough, action-packed models
3 FAST MOVIN’ AMERICANS FROM DINKY TOYS
Model No. 175 Cadillac Eldorado
A real swanky limousine finished in two-tone. Interior release catch lifts bonnet to reveal finely detailed engine. Opening boot, openeing doors, tilting seats and Speedwheels.
Model No. 174 Ford Mercury Cougar
A sleek looking Freeway free-roller. with Speedwheels to go further, faster. Two opening doors, tip forward seats and a retractable radio aerial. Smooth silver meatllic trim.
Model No. 221 Corvette Stingray
A trim, compact roadster packed with action features. Opening doors, swivelling headlights, plated bumpers and lift up bonnet that reveals a fine detailed engine. Plus Speedwheels.
Circa April 1970.
The tough workaday team from DINKY TOYS
Model No. 438 Ford D800 Tipper Truck
Rugged, realistic, this is the model that’s built to take the rough with the smooth. Opening doors, jewelled headlights, with tipping body and opening tailgate to release the load
Model No. 344 Land Rover with SPEEDWHEELS
A true-to-life replica of the famous car that’s at home on building sites, in the desert or in the jungle – wherever there’s a tough job to be done. It’s got opening doors, opening bonnet with detailed engine, jewelled headlights, rear hook – and Speedwheels for smooth touring.
Circa June 1970
NEW DINKY MILITARY MIGHT!
NEW CHIEFTAIN TANK Pride of the armoured corps!
A fabulous new model with Shell firing gun; Elevating barrel; Full traverse swivelling turret!; Moving tank tracks!: Model No. 683
677 Great new Task Force Set
Model 681 D.U.K.W.
Model 682 Stalwart Load Carrier
Model 680 Ferret Armoured Car
All fitted with Speedwheels
NEW! U.S. ARMY T-42A
Retractable undercarriage and nose wheel; Lift-off engine covers; Model No. 712
Circa November 1972
THE RUGGED ONES FROM DINKY
Model No. 451 The Johnston ROAD SWEEPER
The robust street cleaner with Two revolving brushes and swivelling simulated suction pipe!
Model No. 254 The crime beating POLICE RANGE ROVER
Opening doors and bonnet; Lift-up rear door with drop-down tailgate; Moulded windows, interior and seat; Tipping seat backs; Jewelled headlights; Roof Police sign; With Speedwheels
DIE-CAST MODELS YOU MAKE YOURSELF DINKY ACTION KITS
The Latest! FORD ESCORT
Opening; doors, bonnet and boot; Tipping seats; Police stickers and sign; Model No. 1004
BUILD THEM AND PAINT THEM YOURSELF!
AND THE FANTASTIC ED STRAKER’S CAR FROM THE T.V. SERIES UFO
WITH KEYLESS CLOCKWORK MOTOR! Windows; Moulded interior; Model No. 352
Circa November 1971
The following Dinky Toy advertisement was published in 1969 and features Joe 90’s car from the TV series “Joe 90”
Be the first in your gang with Joe’s Car. Another winner from Dinky Toys
Model No. 102 Joe 90 Car
Unique Action Features in Joe’s car. In your toyshops now!
1 Automatic opening wings. 2 Extending tail fins. 3 Flashing engine exhaust. 4 Independent super suspension. 5 Plated twin aero turbine engines. 6 Jewelled headlights.
More Dinky Toys from your TV favourites
Captain Scarlet’s Terrific Trio – Direct from Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons.
Model No. 104 Spectrum Pusuit Vehicle
Model No. 103 Spectrum Patrol Car
Model No. 105 Maximum Security Vehicle
Two Fabulous models from Thunderbirds
Model No. 100 Lady Penelope’s Fab 1
Model No. 101 Thunderbird 2.
Circa August 1969
Latest & Zippiest from Dinky
Model No. 224 Mercedes-Benz C111
Speedwheels. Opening rear bonnet revealing detailed engine. Lift up ‘gull wing’ doors. Moulded windows, interior and seats. Transparent headlights.
Model No. 225 The fast and furious Lotus F1 Racing Car
Plated engine, exhaust pipes, steering wheel and cockpit rearview mirrors. Wide tyres. Moulded driver. Airfoil stabiliser above engine.
Model No. 439 The Big Tough Ford D.800 Snow Plough and Tipper Truck.
Opening doors. Opening tailgate. Tipping body. Pivoting snowplough blade with simulated hydraulic ram action. Moulded seats, windows and steering wheel.
Model No. 308 Leyland 384 Tractor
Hand-set steering on front wheels. Moulded tyres and driver. Rear towing hook.
Circa March 1971.
This dinky toy advertisement was published in 1969 / 1970 and features Sam’s car from the TV series Joe 90
POW! New power driven Dinky Toys
No. 108 Sam’s Car from Joe 90
with the fantastic KEYLESS clock-work motor, gives powerful automatic drive. World Intelligence Network Lapel badge included. Another super Dinky with all the authentic details, an airfoil stabiliser for extra road holding. Another Dinky First!
No. 370 Dragster Champ
Spring-loaded starter unit. Take a look at these true-to-life features. Plated engine, exhaust pipes and chassis. Extra wide rear tyres. Simulated parachute pack on cab. Moulded driver, windscreen and anti-roll bar. Speedwheels give your car the z-i-p that makes it go further!
Circa January 1970.
Old magazine advert for Dinky Toys featuring the Pink Panther car. Circa June 1972
It’s the NEW DINKY PINK PANTHER – watch it GO man!
Model No. 354 Pink Panther Car
From the hilarious TV series the Pink Panther. Pull-through handle operates a powerful gyro road wheel which makes it really tear along. Complete with Pink Panther.
Model No. 1023 Single Decker Bus
Build yourself a Dinky Kit. Strong die-cast metal. Ready to assemble. Includes Humbrol enamel. Automatic opening doors. Button operated bell. Moulded seats and windows. Green Line decals.
Model No. 680 Ferret Armoured Car
29p Rec. Retail Price SPEEDWHEELS