|There were four racing cars produced in the
mid sixties by Dinky to the same spec and scale. they were a Cooper, a
Lotus, a Ferrari and this BRM. It is a BRM P57 as used by Graham Hill to
win the 1962 Belgian Grand Prix on his way to wining the Drivers'
Championship that year.
Racing Car (No.243) was introduced into the Dinky range in 1963
where it remained until 1971 - when racing cars had begun to look
somewhat different and Corgi were in the middle of their very good 1:36
named drivers range. It is either dark green or metallic green with a
yellow engine cowl and racing number 7 the driver is white with a red or
silver helmet. Of the UK issues the non-metallic green is the more
However the values shoot up when you find a
South African release with Racing number 24 and a box printed in