This cast iron taxi was manufactured by Arcade Manufacturing Company in the 1940's. The yellow cab was the first successful toy the company manufactured in 1921 under license from the yellow Cab Company. This taxi is a later version of the popular toy and features rubber wheels and a removable driver which is attached by a screw.
Ralph L. Tomlinson Toy Collection, "Learning Through Play" Exhibit in Leatherby Library
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