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Toy plane, Dinky Cierva Autogiro (60f), metal, made by Meccano Ltd, Liverpool, England, 1934-1936

Made 1934-1936

Toy plane, Dinky Cierva Autogiro (60f), metal, made by Meccano Ltd, Liverpool, England, 1934-1936

Toy Cierva Autogiro made from die-cast metal and finished in gold paintwork with blue tin-plate rotors. The toy is representative of a full-size wingless Autogiro, the forerunner of the helicopter, which derived lift and control through three rotor blades.

Summary

2008/158/1-13
Toy plane, Dinky Cierva Autogiro (60f), metal, made by Meccano Ltd, Liverpool, England, 1934-1936

Toy Cierva Autogiro made from die-cast metal and finished in gold paintwork with blue tin-plate rotors. The toy is representative of a full-size wingless Autogiro, the forerunner of the helicopter, which derived lift and control through three rotor blades.

Dimensions

65 mm
32 mm

Production

1934-1936

Cite this Object

Toy plane, Dinky Cierva Autogiro (60f), metal, made by Meccano Ltd, Liverpool, England, 1934-1936 2016, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 26 June 2017, <https://ma.as/405368>
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