This friction jeep was manufactured by Line Mar in Japan during the 1950's. Line Mar was a manufacturing and import subsidiary of Louis Marx and Company. This jeep is lithographed tin and features friction rubber back wheels that also rotate the antenna while in motion. This toy still has its original box.
Ralph L. Tomlinson Toy Collection, "Learning Through Play" Exhibit in Leatherby Library
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