A MK II Spitfire. Dinky Toy. 1972.

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    #1 hedge hopper, Dec 29, 2012
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    I bought this metal Spitfire from a souvenir shop at Heathrow during 1972. A very small battery used to run the propeller around, can't seem to get them anymore :rolleyes:
    Sorry forgot to add that this model is just very slightly bigger than a 1/72nd scale.
     
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    I still have my Dinky Spit from when I was a kid. Sadly, mine saw too much "love" - the canopy was smashed and the propellor blades removed...can't remember why but it seemed like a good idea at the time (when I was 6!). Shame the batteries aren't available any more - it did look rather cool with the prop spinning round. Happy days...thanks for the trip down memory lane!
     
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    Hi buffnut, Nice to know that you also have one as well, don't know of any other who does? Yes, the canopy on mine keeps falling-off everytime it does a loop (Quite often) also the radio aerial has long since sent it's last message, but it's still a great Spitfire model that I love. Cheers. :D
     
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    Wish I still had mine :(.

    They fetch pretty good cash now when up for sale. I also had the Harrier !
     
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    I remember those. They were issued with the code markings used in the BoB movie, soon after its release.
     
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    Was thinking the same. I had a friend who had one, bought after the movie release.
     
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    Not seen one for a while. Wouldn't of minded one...
     
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