Joseph Mason Paints' Virtually Mint/Boxed (New The'Geneva' Collection). Comes with very scarce large colour promotional folded leaflet. Such an iconic promotional Dinky the'Joseph Mason Paints' Mini van is in rich maroon. Well shaped treaded tyres with bright spun hubs, superb decals & roof detail, spotless silver trim, excellent suspension & not a hint of rust to the axles.The original box is still bright in colour, firm flaps & repair free. Especially produced by Dinky Toys the Joseph Mason Paint company this was never released in the shops for sale to the public. It was only manufactured as a promotional give away for Christmas 1969 and was given to selected customers of Joseph Mason Paints. The Joseph Mason Co was launched in Derby UK in 1800 and developed a strong reputation in high quality products in the coach building industry.
For recognition of the companies high quality and standards it was given the royal seal in 1982. It is believed a limited quantity of 650 models were issued as a company promotional for bona fide enquiries from the coach finishing trade. The maroon mini van with a red interior, off white steering wheel, spun wheels and M tyres was a very attractive model which has become a collectors gem both for the dinky collector and the thematic mini collector. The rear doors are plastic as with the roof sign and stick on labels applied to each van side and roof sign.It has a detailed matt black base. In addition the model should be accompanied with a blue protector ring MISSING ON THIS MODEL for around the roof sign and a promotional saucy leaflet stating alongside. The item "Dinky Original JOSEPH MASON PAINTS Very Near Mint Boxed NOT REPAINT RARE" is in sale since Monday, May 4, 2020. This item is in the category "Toys & Games\Diecast & Vehicles\Cars, Trucks & Vans\Vintage Manufacture".
The seller is "polishtad" and is located in London. This item can be shipped worldwide.