Dinky Toys 161
Dinky Toys 161 Austin Somerset Saloon. Light blue issue. Very, very near mint/boxed. From The West Midlands Collection.
Re-numbered from 40J in 1954, this Austin Somerset Saloon Dinky model has a pleasing pale blue finish with mid-blue ridged wheels and a bright baseplate.
Fine original silver detailing at radiator, bumpers and headlights. Hard to find even a tiny mark to the paint finish. Light flat spot on a rear tyre.
The box is crisp and bright, with all end flaps intact. Minor handling wear and a felt pen stroke on the underside. Correct colour spot.