Dinky Toys 991 AEC Tanker 'SHELL CHEMICALS'
AEC Tanker "SHELL CHEMICALS" by Dinky Toys, No. 991. Near mint plus/boxed. Dated November, 1957. From The Island Collection.
Second issue made between 1955-58, this commercial truck has a bright red and yellow, original finish. Complete “SHELL CHEMICALS” lettering on both sides, and SHELL’ logo at the rear. 20 mph sign intact, too.
Few little marks to the paint finish (in honest condition, notably, with no retouches). One of the original grey tyres has a light flat spot.
The striped Supertoys box is bright and complete, with no splits or repairs. Dinky stamp on the inside surface of the lid dates this model from November, 1957.