The U23, or Type 23, was a light (2-ton) truck introduced by CitroŽn in
1936. Although the engine cowling and front body at that time looked
similar to the CitroŽn Traction Avant, the U23 had a conventional
rear-drive transmission. The
truck as modelled by Dinky was a facelift version from the mid 50s. Production
lasted for a very long time, from the late thirties to the early
The French Dinky was made from 1955 to 1959.
This Dinky was sourced from Lacy Scott & Knight auctioneers in February