Rico Santiago Tin-Penny Toy Fire ladder car, fire man with beautiful old helmet and brig

Item number: 207 (45039)

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Category: Rico Santiago




Description

Manufacturer:
Rico Santiago

Kind of Toys:
Tin Penny Toy

Item-No:
207

Year:
ca. 1920

Size (LxWxH in inch):

Size (LxWxH in cm):
11,5

Results: (E=Ebay; D=Sale; B=Auction) (Z=Condition)
D Z2 185,00 2014

Description:
Fire ladder car, fire man with beautiful old helmet and bright arms (no paint damage, but bright printed), marked on one side of the driver's bench with 'RICO' and on the other side with 'IBI', on the front of license plate 'A-J207' (where presumably A stands for Alicante and J for Juguete = toys), see title page of 'El Juguete en Espana', Madrid, 1989, by José Corredor Matheos-, Edition: Espasa-Calpe in the book series 'COLECCIÓN Libro: JUEGO INFANTIL'. The company was founded in 1911 by former RICO Paya-workers in the town of Ibi in Alicante (Spain), from 1920 Logo RICO she produced from 1911 to 1984 as the toughest competitor of Paya in Spain.


Picture from: Jörg Muncke





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