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

Made 1934-1936

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.

Summary

2008/158/1-8
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.

Dimensions

127 mm
22 mm

Production

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.
1934-1936

Cite this Object

Toy airliner, Dinky Imperial Airways Liner (60a), metal, made by Meccano Ltd, Liverpool, England, 1934-1936 2016, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 27 June 2017, <https://ma.as/405362>
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