7-2 Howitzer (Dinky Toys 693)

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7-2 Howitzer (Dinky Toys 693)

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Arch Two , Area 21
Classic Dinky Toys (display)
Shelf 4

A dark green military 7.2 Howitzer gun, Dinky Toys 693, made by Meccano Ltd from 1958 to 1967.

1958 advertising image, Meccano Magazine, Dinky 693 Howitzer

October 1958 launch advert text:

This accurate miniature of the powerful 7.2 in. Howitzer is the latest in the Dinky Toys series of Army ordnance models. A spring-loaded pivot balanced on the cradle trunnions enables the gun barrel to be raised or lowered by finger tip control. You'll want to add this Howitzer to your collection of Dinky Toys army models – it's in the shops now.

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