Dinky Toys 923 Big Bedford Van 'Heinz' (sauce bottle)

Big Bedford Van "Heinz" by Dinky Toys, No. 923. Scarce 'Tomato Ketchup Sauce Bottle' version. Very near mint/boxed. From The Heart of England Collection. QDT starting bid £500. Please note that QDT apply 12.5% buyer's commission.

Dinky supertoys 923 big bedford van heinz sauce bottle dd796 front

Price: £925.00

This item is sold.

Notes

Issued between 1958-59 only. This scarce model has a vibrant red cab and chassis and a bright yellow back. More commonly found with the ‘Bean Can’ transfers, this rarer version has the all-important ‘Sauce Bottle’ transfers complete on both sides:

Dinky supertoys 923 big bedford van heinz sauce bottle dd796 back

Dinky supertoys 923 big bedford van heinz sauce bottle dd796 roof

Bright baseplate:

Dinky supertoys 923 big bedford van heinz sauce bottle dd796 base

Hardly a mark to the paint finish, although closest scrutiny finds a few little retouches.
Original grey radial tyres (tiny flat spot).
The correctly-pictured Supertoy box with Sauce Bottle pictured is brightly and complete.
Minor wear includes corner scuff and rusty staples. No tears.

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