Dinky 70a / 704 Avro York airliner

 

Model #1

As Bought:

Repainted in a fawn colour and missing all propellors. The tailplane is also slightly bent.

Restoration:

Refinished in the original silver with new propellors and tail straightened.

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Model #2 + #3

As Bought:

Although one was in reasonable condition, the other one had the tailplanes missing. Bothhad the propellors missing.

Restoration:

The complete one was painted in the wartime livery of the aircraft that took Winston Churchill to Egypt.

The second one had the tail repaired and was then painted in the post war livery of Dan Air who bought Yorks from the Air Ministry after the war.

 

Model #4

As Bought:

Broken tailfin and missing propellors .

Restoration:

 

Model #5

As Bought:

Broken tailfin and missing wingtip & propellors .

Restoration:

 

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