QDT Auctions are auctioning off a rare red plastic 352 Ed Straker’s car.
The model was composed of entirely of plastic and was a pre-production item for a range of lower priced models being considered by Dinky. It was not a pre-production model for the die-cast 352 Ed Straker’s Car version released in 1971.
The model was same size as the die-cast version with a pale blue interior and speed wheels. It had a black plastic base.
Some catalogues incorrectly list this model as a die-cast variation rather than a plastic prototype.
Other Gerry Anderson related vehicles produced as plastic prototypes were the
A warning though, you will need deep pockets to have this sitting on your Dinky shelves!
UPDATE: This went for £500 – which is not unreasonable.