Dinky 277 Superior Criterion Ambulance with Flashing Light
Superior Criterion Ambulance with Flashing Light by Dinky Toys, No. 277. Scarce version in DEEPER METALLIC BLUE with 'SHAPED TOP' red roof light & matte base, light blue-green interior. Very near mint/boxed, with card packing & Leaflet. From The Coastline Collection. Starting bid £200. Please note that QDT apply 12.5% buyer's commission.
Issued between 1962-68, this detailed ambulance has a deeper metallic blue and very pale blueish-cream finish, original bright wheels with white ‘M’ embossed tyres, scarce shaped top red roof light and siren, complete ‘Ambulance’ transfers on both rear side windows. Light blue-green interior. Opening rear door.
Matte black base (minor marking).
Just a couple of negligible marks to the paint finish. Looks completely unused.
For information only, please compare this deeper metallic blue version with shaped roof light with the standard issue in lighter metallic blue with a cream roof and a differently shaped roof light.
The colourful pictorial lift-off lid box is deeply-coloured and complete, with no tears. Light age/handling wear only. Comes with card packing piece and Instruction Leaflet.