Dinky Supertoys #551 Trailer Large Grey x 3 in Original Earliest Type of Trade Box with Red / White Label and Plain Cardboard Box. Error Paint Finish
This rare trade box set is new to the market as it has only recently been acquired from a private collection in Bedfordshire from a most knowledgeable collector of diecast toys
These trailers were produced from 1948 till 1954 and only available in trade boxes containing 3 trailers.
This Box shows original earliest #551 before later transitional period showing #951/551
The trailer bodies are painted with a GREY GLOSS finish with Black Mudguards and Black Herring Bone Black Tyres fitted with Red Hubs on two of the trailers. One trailer has Black tyres with Black Hubs for some reason known only to the factory. Each trailer shows a T sticker label on the rear back panel.
Condition: This VERY RARE set presents in Mint Condition with the paintwork on each trailer still retaining the original gloss finish as they had after leaving the factory. All the wheel hubs and tyres present in mint condition complimenting the bodywork.
The Original box is very near Mint Condition with the outside front label looking fresh and unfaded, having been stored away from light and never displayed and shows marked in pencil the original shopkeepers price of 3s/6d
The box is all intact with no tears or wear and retains two end cardboard inserts for added protection inside.
The box has very slight scuff marks on the upper lid surface.
This set is so very rare to find, with all 3 trailers in factory fresh condition still within original trade box from the late 1940's