Altin Tin-Fire-Truck Fire ladder car in turquoise, red and yellow, complete with

Item number: A.I.07 (42615)


Category: Altin



Kind of Toys:
Tin Vehicles-Fire Trucks



Size (LxWxH in inch):
12,25" x 4,75" x 4,5"

Size (LxWxH in cm):
31 x 12 x 11,5 cm

Results: (E=Ebay; D=Sale; B=Auction) (Z=Condition)
B Z2+ 275,00 2016

Fire ladder car in turquoise, red and yellow, complete with all 5 men crew, there is no slot for a 6 man, clockwork with fixed key, the simple liftable rotating ladder, the grille of the bonnet, all hoses and hose connections, the underbody and the 5 firefighters are all held unusual in turquoise, the men wearing red shako as headdress, beautiful lithograph of fire engine; on the bonnet firefighters crest 'helmet with crossed axes', yellow headlights on the radiator grille, turquoise lights on the fenders, turquoise-black jagged door sills, on the hood is "i.o." for itfaiye oto, the Turkish name for fire truck, marked on the boom of the turntable ladder with "T.M. ALTIN" the trademark ALTIN ??and on the back license stands "AI07", the great shape of the hood, the 8 side air vents on the bonnet, 2 hoses and 2 hose connections under the seat, the axes formed into a triangle with a hose connection between the end of the bench are absolutely identical with the French fire engine with 6 crew from the company JEP (Jouets de Paris) , so that the Turkish toy company ALTIN ??(Istanbul, 1926 -1978) either manufactured these firefighters y under license by JEP for the Turkish market, or it is simply a plagiarism, the license production is much more likely, because ALTIN would not have taken 1-1 the determines hoses and hose connections ??to escape plagiarism allegations, the referenced JEP fire engine could already be found in this database as 'JEP fighters 6 firefighters', see also Mick Duprat 'Jouets avec le feu', p.54

Picture from: Jörg Muncke

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