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Due to the current ongoing situation, the June 2020 DTCA AGM, did not take place.  We will try to reschedule for later in the year once matters are clearer.

Production of the DTCA special edition Omnisport model has also been postponed.

 

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-150 and 600 Royal Tank Corps Personnel / Armoured Corps Personnel (1937-55)

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-965 Euclid Rear Dump Truck (1955-69)

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-150 and 600 Royal Tank Corps Personnel / Armoured Corps Personnel (1937-55)

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--23b Hotchkiss Racing Car (1935-48)

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-965 Euclid Rear Dump Truck (1955-69)

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--23b Hotchkiss Racing Car (1935-48)

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--23d Auto Union Racing Car / Large Closed Racing Car (1936-1950)

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--23d Auto Union Racing Car / Large Closed Racing Car (1936-1950)

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-796 Healey Sports Boat on Trailer (1960-62)

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-936 Leyland 8-Wheel(ed) Chassis (1964-69)

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-965 Euclid Rear Dump Truck (1955-69)

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-965 Euclid Rear Dump Truck (1955-69)

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-140b and 156 Rover 75 Saloon (1951-59) Trade Boxes

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-140b and 156 Rover 75 Saloon (1951-59) Trade Boxes

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Meetings between DTCA members

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Meetings between DTCA members

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-965 Euclid Rear Dump Truck (1955-69)

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Bob's Collection

I am not sure when my collection was started as it began in my childhood where my parents (primarily Mother) bought me my first Dinky Toys. I have no recollection as to which model it was. My Mom and sisters bought me additionally models as Christmas and birthday presents. When I had jobs (paper routes, washing pots and pans in a deli, etc.) I added models to my collection. I eventually collected about 100 models plus a Meccano set (believe number 8 - large 2 layer red box which disintegrated). When I had my own children (2 boys and a girl), my 2 sons became very interested in pre-65 VWs. My oldest son collects VW literature (mysamba.com is his WEB site for VWs) while my youngest son collects VW toys. My youngest son convinced me to add more Dinky Toys to my collection. I began to add to my collection and then several men broke into our house and stole between150-200 models from my collection. I have continued to add to my collection and now have about 600 models. I have gone through various phases (i.e, collect all VW models (my sons), collect fire engines because my grandson (toddler age) wanted to be a fireman). Now I just add interesting models that are not in my collection (primarily 1960 and older) and staying within my limited budget. I do have a very large and almost complete military model collection. I have a Gift Set # 4 (race cars) from my childhood which my wife now claims as her Dinky Toy.

Collection Started: 
Wednesday, January 1, 1947
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