French Dinky Toys 886 Richier Road Grader
Richier Road Grader by French Dinky Toys, No. 886. Very near mint/boxed. With 3 packing pieces. From The Berlin Collection.
This delightful French Dinky model has a vivid original yellow finish with sea-green engine detail, driver, red plastic wheels, supple original tyres. Complete with all delicate components. Shiny metal parts and as-new original tyres. A typically high quality detailed example from the French Dinky factory at Bobigny. Issued between 1960-65:
Occasioanl little mark (probably factory assembly, and very minor). Notably there is just one tiny split to one of the red plastic pieces (so often, all suffer from splitting).
The pictorial box is clean and bright generally ( a little fading to the box base underside not covered by the lid). Tarnishing to the staples. Small area of surface loss to the lid ( probably due to the removal of a price label) Included are 3 original card packing pieces.
‘Meccano Controle’ stamp on the inside of the box lid.