Dinky Toys Gift Set 299
Post Office Services by Dinky Toys, Gift Set No. 299 . Near mint plus-very near mint/boxed with inner. Scarce. From The Woodford Green Collection. Starting bid £300. Please note that QDT apply 12.5% buyer's commission.
A desirable Gift Set and a difficult find in any condition, this nostalgic set comprises:
1) 260 Royal Mail Van in very close to mint condition. Presents well with such a pleasing lustre and unfaded colours. Royal Mail lettering and crest at both sides are complete on both sides. Baseplate has light tarnishing. A few little marks to the paint finish. Well-shaped original tyres.
2) 261 Post Office Telephones Van is in very near mint condition. Lettering and crest are virtually complete on both sides. Bright baseplate. Well-shaped original tyres. Small, light scratch on one side and the occasional little mark besides.
3) 750 Telephone Box has a bright red and silver paint finish. Some light ‘blooming’ to the paint finish in places.
4) 011 Messenger & 012 Postman have vibrant original colours and are very near mint.
Pictorial card outer box is complete and brightly-coloured. Shows minimal wear. The lid is strongly-coloured and fresh with no tears or repairs. No graffiti.
Pictorial insert is a delight! Looking fresh and clean with the lightest wear.