How to Fix Dinky Toys

Dinky Toys are another brand that is avidly sought after and often toys are found in very poor condition.

Some early models, pre World War II, from circa 1930, can be in a fragile state and should not be repaired in any case. These early models can be quite valuable and over recent years, early van models with rare livery decals have attracted world record prices for antique toys.

Repairs to the TV Theme models, particularly the Thunderbird models from Gerry Andersons’ TV series, can be quite complex with many moving parts.

Common models from the 1950’s through to the 1970’s can be simple repairs requiring only tyre replacements.

The following pages provide various specific models and general tips relating to Dinky Toy models.