Farming in Miniature -
Further Discoveries

Unidentified Heavy Metal Tractors (see Volume 2 page 744)

Page numbers refer to Farming in Miniature Volume 2; bold numbers in brackets refer to photos in the Unidentified Heavy Metal Tractors chapter.
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There is growing evidence that (1) and (2) came from Denmark, possibly made by Micro, who were a prolific Danish manufacturer of lead toys in the 1930s.  It is quite possible that Glyntoys or Deltoys were the manufacturers of some of the other models in this chapter, but we have no evidence for that as yet.

Tractor - copy of Dinky no.22e
(page 744)
Heavy metal copy of Dinky 22eHeavy metal copy of Dinky 22e
As (3) but in red and green with bare metal wheels.

Tractor - copy of Dinky no.22e

Heavy metal copy of Dinky 22eDinky 22e and a heavy metal copy
Similar to (3) but with engine detail and very thick rear mudguards.  Blue with red wheels.  The second photo compares an original Dinky no.22e side-by-side with the copy.

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