Dinky Toys 601 Austin Paramoke
Austin Paramoke by Dinky Toys, No. 601. with deeper GREY-BROWN CANOPY. Early issue in card box. Complete with parachute and rarely found with BOTH Instruction Leaflets. Very, very near mint/boxed. From The 25 Year Collection in California.
Early issue first made during 1966 with spun wheels and presented in the pictorial card box (later issues were bubble-packed).
Model has a virtually mint original paint finish and comes with a spare wheel and steering wheel (early issues never had a driver). Note that this version unusually has a deeper grey-brown plastic canopy. Intact.
Tin windscreen can be raised and lowered (no corrosion).
The green plastic assault platform is present, complete and intact, too.
Fortunately, this example comes complete with both the parachute and most notably both Instruction Leaflets.
The colourfully illustrated pictorial card box is clean, bright and fresh although there is a tiny tear to one small end flap tuck-in section (always vulnerable). This box has fared better than the vast majority we have seen.