Dinky Triumph Herald

Dinky Toys are the granddad of British Diecasts, introduced way back in 1931 as “Modelled Miniatures”. I only have three in my collection, the third, I found this month at Drybridge Market, a model of a Triumph Herald (#189). This model was produced from 1960 to 1964, so is one of the very few models…

Dinky Toys

“Dinky” like “Matchbox” is often used as a generic term for all diecast cars. I didn’t have many Dinky toys as a child, they were more expensive than Matchbox and less interesting than Corgi. I have three quite vivid early childhood memories involving Dinky Cars. I remember stealing a Dinky Lotus Europa from a furniture…