Recent Articles

Christmas has come a little early at QDT!

05/12/2018

An unexpected find in a collector’s loft! An impressive array of Dinky Commercials and Continental models have come to QDT just in time for Christmas.

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Part 2 of The Exclusively Gerry Anderson Blog

24/05/2018

More information on Gerry Anderson-inspired Dinky models by this dedicated collector.

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The Exclusively Gerry Anderson Collection

06/04/2018

A dedicated Gerry Anderson collector brings his impressive collection to QDT. He has prepared the following article which contains pictures of his collection taken at his home in Australia.

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The Phillips Collection

20/03/2018

We are fortunate that we receive emails at QDT from collectors when they are considering selling their collections. We were delighted to receive an email from a U.S. collector who had been good friends with Mike & Sue Richardson, authors of ‘The Great Book of Dinky Toys’. Back in the day, he gathered information about Dinky Toys U.S. issues and catalogues that assisted Mike & Sue Richardson with articles, particularly Sue’s comprehensive piece on the 39 Series in Model Collector magazine. He was acknowledged by them in ‘The Great Book of Dinky Toys’.
His collection promised to be an exciting one – and when we received images from him, it was a ‘hairs on the back of the neck’ moment for us!

Coming soon to QDT.
Here is his story.

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Spotlight on Volvo P1800 Diecast Toys

11/01/2018

An impressive, in-depth article written by a collector for collectors.

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A Dinky Collection of the highest quality

01/01/2018

And so it begins….our youngest and fondest memories can inform the rest of our lives.

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The Lake Collection from the U.S. (Part 2)

14/11/2017

The second instalment from this vast high quality collection. From a pristine Matchbox Display Stand, pre-war Dinky Sets to the most sought-after Corgi Gift Sets and more besides, this collection really does seem to have it all.

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