Dinky Toys 514 Guy Van "SLUMBERLAND"
Guy Van "SLUMBERLAND" by Dinky Toys, No. 514. Near mint/boxed. One of the original and sought-after Dinky Toys from the range of Advertising Vans. From The Ground Crew Collection.
Issued between 1950-52, this model has a vivid red lustrous paint finish with perfect -very nearly perfect detailed transfers on both sides and above the cab roof.
The occasional little mark as you might expect at wheel arches etc.. Little extra (later) dab of well-matched paint at the rear door handles and a little dab on one side (very hard to notice). Chip at a wheel arch head-on. Small rubbed area above the Royal Crest on one side.
Base is bright. Well-shaped tyres.
The early powder blue box has a a complete, clean paper label. Some sunfading to the powder blue finish of the lid, mostly on one side. Little corner edge crumple. Minor wear besides.