Dinky Toys 280 Military Delivery Van. South African model.


Supplied from the ‘Classic’ Collection.

A Rare Diecast Gem.

Around 1952–1954, Meccano Ltd shipped to South Africa a limited-edition set of vehicles for the South African Defense Force. This set included a Motor Truck, a Covered Wagon, an Ambulance, a Dispatch Rider, a Van.

Shipped in very small numbers and very difficult to find especially in any decent condition.

Here is the280 Van in drab green, open rear window casting, with original black grip tyres in outstanding condition.

Light tested and totally original.


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Item Condition

Mint - May have the most minor fault from mint.
(All items graded out of 5)

Item Condition

In superb condition with a couple of minor chips only. Obvious minimal play this model presents well.

Such a rare example in beautiful condition. Only the second example I have ever seen.

Ideal for the military or South African Dinky specialist.


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