Big things with little cars
Big things with little cars

Isn't it pretty - and so very 70s? This little model was made in the early 70s in Hong Kong by a company called "Tintoys", which were also sometimes called "Tins' Toys" and which apparently never made any tin toys...

Illustration for article titled Throwback Thursday: Ferrari Dino 206 Competizione
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They were one of the more mysterious outfits of the era and since seem to have vanished without a trace. But they left a bunch of interesting castings behind - and I will need to find more of them.

The Dino 206 Competizione was a one off made by Pininfarina for the 1967 Frankfurt Motor Show based on a Dino race car chassis. It was meant to show case what street legal version of the racing car would look like.

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Pininfarina kept it until 2007, and then sold it to a wealthy Ferrari collector. Lucky him.

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