Ralph L. Tomlinson Toy Collection Photographs

 

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Creation Date

1930

Coverage

1890-2011

Date Range

circa 1930-1940

Description

This zinc die cast race car was manufactured by Dowst Manufacturing Company, Inc. around 1930-1940. This car is part of a line of zinc die cast vehicles and doll house durniture called Tootsietoys which were named after Dowst's granddaughter, Toots. The blue race car is a one-piece casting. Various models of race cars were manufactured, and each model had its own number. This race car's number is 3 and was consistently manufactured in blue.

Format

Digital Photograph

Source

Ralph L. Tomlinson Toy Collection, "Learning Through Play" Exhibit in Leatherby Library

Keywords

Chapman University, Leatherby Library, Ralph L. Tomlinson, toys, antique, antiques

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