The most widely known metal models of the De Havilland Comet are the Dinky Toy ones. However there have been an number of other manufacturers which have produced metal models as toys.

Dinky Toys

Dinky Toys (pre war)

The first Dinky Comet appeared in 1936. The first model was were painted red with gold ailerons and rudder, gold with red ailerons and rudder or silver with blue ailerons and rudder. This models were discontinued in 1940. 

The second model was in Gold or Silver with registration G-ACSR.

The model number is 60g.


Dinky Toys (post war)

From 1946 to 1949 the Comet was reissued in Silver, Yellow or Red with registration G-RACE.

Rico was a Spanish company which produced Tin toy models of cars and Aeroplanes from 1930 until the 1950's.
Taylot & Barret
Taylor and Barret were two brother-in-laws who produced toys from lead and tin in the 1930's in the UK.



Last updated: 17/02/2019