Ralph L. Tomlinson Toy Collection Photographs

 

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Creation Date

1930

Coverage

1890-2011

Date Range

circa 1930

Description

This race car was manufactured by JEP in France during the 1930's. It is pressed steel with decals and features a clockwork mechanism that can be activated with a metal key. When wound, the car races forward, but the direction can be changed by adjusting the axle settings. This one has been professionally restored.

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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