Ralph L. Tomlinson Toy Collection Photographs

 

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Creation Date

1980

Coverage

1890-2011

Date Range

circa 1980

Description

This tinplate car was manufactured by Fifties 50's in Japan during the 1980's. It was modeled after similar friction cars that were manufactured in Japan during the 1950's and 1960's. The car is tin plated and features a friction mechanism on the front wheels, plastic interior and rubber wheels. The car was manufactured with a unique license plate that served as a registration number. In its original packaging, it also came with a title certificate and a form for registering with the company.

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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