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Tri-ang Minic Tinplate Clockwork Models

Made in England

Reference : Tri-ang Minic

Reference : Tri-ang Minic

The Tri-ang Minic range of tinplate clockwork powered road vehicles was launched in 1935, M catalogue numbers, with some, the ME models, fitted with electric lights. Broadly, earlier vehicles were fitted with white tyres, with black tyres following late pre war. All post war issues were fitted with black tyres. Petrol cans were fitted to the second (pre war) series of vehicles. Post war, the Minic name was also applied to pressed steel and plastic vehicles. Reference The Minic Book by Peter Bartok, published by New Cavendish Books, 1987.

Paper and Publicity


Tri-ang Minic advertisement, Meccano Magazine, September 1935
Image credit Timothy Edwards Meccano Index

Tri-ang Minic advertisement, Meccano Magazine, December 1935
Image credit Timothy Edwards Meccano Index

Tri-ang Minic advertisement, Meccano Magazine, September 1936
Image credit Timothy Edwards Meccano Index

Tri-ang Minic publicity, 1937
Image credit Brighton Toy and Model Museum

Tri-ang Minic advertisement, 1939
Image credit Brighton Toy and Model Museum

Tri-ang Minic advertisement, Meccano Magazine, November 1947
Image credit Timothy Edwards Meccano Index

Tri-ang Minic advertisement, Meccano Magazine, November 1950
Image credit Timothy Edwards Meccano Index

Tri-ang Minic advertisement, Meccano Magazine, July 1952
Image credit Timothy Edwards Meccano Index

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