Dinky Toys 981 Horse Box
Horse Box by Dinky Toys, No. 981. Very near mint/boxed, with both packing pieces. Maroon with red wheels. From The Sherwood Collection.
A classic Dinky Supertoy model issued between 1954-60. The horse box has a bright and shining maroon body cast in aluminium. Notably intact “EXPRESS HORSE BOX HIRE SERVICE” letters on both sides. “BRITISH RAILWAYS” labels are complete, too.
20 mph sign is in place on the hinged rear ramp. Barely a mark to the paint finish.
The striped ‘Supertoys’ picture box is complete and bright, with no splits or graffiti. Minor age wear and some edge rubbing/scuffing in places, Rusty staples.
Both packing pieces:
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