Dinky 961 Blaw Knox Bulldozer. Rare version in LEMON & DEEP GREY. From February 1958. U.S, export. Near mint plus/boxed. With upper and lower packing pieces. From The Nostalgic Collection. A First for QDT!
This heavyweight Dinky model has a shiny pale lemon finish with intact smooth running original tracks, bright baseplate and fawn driver.
Most unusual find wiht a deep grey blade (as in the French Dinky 855 version):
Working mechanism for raising and lowering the blade.
There are a few little marks at exposed edges etc. but still an attractive example in complete and functioning condition.
The striped Supertoys box bright, clean and complete. No splits or graffiti. Minor wear only. Excellent vibrant colours throughout.
Dinky stamp on the inside surface of the lid dates this model, exported to the U.S. from February 1958. Note the early U.S. Hudson Dobson (New Jersey) export label in red:
Notably, this example comes complete with both card packing pieces.