Tippco Tin-Fire-Truck Fire engine complete with 4 men crew, largest (23,6") and be

Item number: 9590 (49957)

Intern number: 49957

Category: Tippco

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Kind of Toys:
Tin Vehicles-Fire Trucks


ca. 1934

Size (LxWxH in inch):
23,6" x 6,89" x 9,5"

Size (LxWxH in cm):
60 x 17,5 x 24 cm

Results: (E=Ebay; D=Sale; B=Auction) (Z=Condition)
E Z2+ 1.650,00 2015

Fire engine complete with 4 men crew, largest (23,6") and best equipped Tippco fire department car with clockwork, lighting by 2 spotlights with lamp and socket, pump with hose reel, extendable double ladder, bell, beautiful lithograph of firefighters in blue and yellow helmet, the car with many firefighters details such as pumps and pipes on the sides, rare, early version with 2 square bumpers instead bumper, marked on the front license plate with TC9590, see Cieslik 'Encyclopedia of German tin toy industry', S.436, extract data sheet of 1934, and for the later version with bumper 'The other Nuremberg', Volume 3, S.1352, Tippco catalog from 1936: "Fire Department ladder with double bell, pump and 2 electric lamps, No. 536P / 7,Weight 1400 gr, Price 72 Reichsmarks per dozen "(so therefore 6 Reichsmarks each), listed in the same Tippco catalog of 1938 and 1939 also in the same band 3, but in the catalog from 1939 with the remark ' available for export only ', thus the war near the beginning of the 2nd World War and the war began strikes on 1.Sept.1939 not yet reflected in Tippco catalog from 1939

Picture from: Jörg Munckeca. 1934

tippco 9590 tin toy fire engine 4 men crew

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