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2008/158/1-8 Toy airliner, Dinky Imperial Airways Liner (60a), metal, made by Meccano Ltd, Liverpool, England, 1934-1936

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Object statement
Toy airliner, Dinky Imperial Airways Liner (60a), metal, made by Meccano Ltd, Liverpool, England, 1934-1936
It is representative of the full-size Armstrong Whitworth XV (Atalanta class) aircraft. a small British airliner of the 1930s used by Imperial Airways between India, Singapore, Kenya and South Africa and could carry seventeen passengers.

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Description
Toy airliner, Dinky Imperial Airways Liner (60a), metal, made by Meccano Ltd, Liverpool, England, 1934-1936

Toy Atalanta Imperial Airways airliner made from die-cast metal and finished in cream paintwork with green tin-plate wing tips and tail. The toy is a high-wing monoplane with four engines, epresentative of the full-size Armstrong Whitworth XV (Atalanta class) aircraft, and modelled in a scale 1:217.
Made: 1934 - 1936
Marks
'MECCANO / DINKY TOYS' and 'MADE / IN / ENGLAND' embossed on underside of plane.
2008/158/1-8
Production date
1934 - 1936
Height
22 mm
Width
127 mm

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Acquisition credit line
Gift of Ruth & Richard Wyatt, 2008

This object record is currently incomplete. The information available may date back as far as 125 years. Other information may exist in a non-digital form. The Museum continues to update and add new research to collection records.
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