The next batch of models belonging to hardcore Matchbox collector Horace Dunkley went up for auction at Vectis in early November – and it wasn’t just Models Of Yesteryear that were on offer this time. Among a choice spread of Matchbox Dinky promotional models was a 1964 Mini Cooper S, No DY-21, painted in Fiesta yellow, believed the be one of just five in this colour produced for the owner of the original car the piece was modelled on. The estimate was £100-300, but the model sold for £240.
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