Arcade Cast-Iron trucks Cast iron Ambulance in black and white, one of two ambulanc

Item number: Ambulance 9,5 white (30499)

Category: Arcade


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Manufacturer:
Arcade

Kind of Toys:
Cast-Iron Vehicles-Trucks

Item-No:
Ambulance 9,5 white

Year:
ca. 1930

Size (LxWxH in inch):
9,5"

Size (LxWxH in cm):
24,1 cm

Results: (E=Ebay; D=Sale; B=Auction) (Z=Condition)
B Z3 1.181,50 2009

Description:
Cast iron Ambulance in black and white, one of two ambulances from the golden era of automotive toys that was undoubtedly produced as a prototype for possible production. Although Arcade produced a smaller ambulance (approx. 6"), there are no other larger ambulances produced by any toy company from this era. The White panel truck is normally painted in black, as was the case here, but the toy has been overpainted at the factory in a white color with a red cross. Perhaps the decision was made after viewing this toy not to produce for commercial use. It is believed to be one of two known


Picture from: Photo courtesy of James D. Julia auctioneers Fairfield ME www.juliaauctions.com

arcade cast iron toy ambulance black white


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