Landrover with Horsebox (Dublo Dinky 073)

From The Brighton Toy and Model Index
Exhibit

Landrover with Horsebox (Dublo Dinky 073)

Dinky 73 Land-Rover with Horse Trailer (MM 1960-09).jpg 1960 Meccano Magazine full-page advert (i)
BTMM map 037.gif
location:
Arch Four , Area 37
Hornby Wall (display)
Shelf 9

A black-wheeled 1:76-scale green Land Rover with orange horsebox, and horse, Dublo Dinky Toys 073. The set was launched with full-page colour advert in the September 1960 issue of Meccano Magazine.

Apart from its colour, the plastic horse supplied with the set was the same horse that had been included with the ~1959 Dublo railway horseboxes (SR, 4316 and BR, 4315).

Photo

Dublo Dinky Toys 073, Landrover with Horsebox
1963 catalogue images

1960 launch text:

" HORSES BY ROAD
A New Dublo Dinky Toy
Here's a new Dublo Dinky accessory to go with your Hornby-Dublo trains: the Horse Box, used to transport the horse from stable to showground or racecourse. Landrover (with windows) and Horse Trailer (with horse), No.073 complete.
Length 4 5/8 in. U.K. Price 4/3 (inc. tax)
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