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Tin Chevrolet Corvair Greenbriar van... The first mini-van?

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Posted 4 years ago


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The Corvair Greenbriar was infact, a small van with a flat 6 engine. Spacious and economical... How could it not be the first mini van? This one was tin plate and probably Japanese made in 1/25 scale.


  1. EJW-54 EJW-54, 4 years ago
    When I was a kid we had a green one, I can still hear the sound of that engine in the back.
  2. Stonie Stonie, 4 years ago
    VW Bus came out in 1954, making it the first mini van.
  3. AzTom AzTom, 4 years ago
    Nice! "The Big Book of Tin Toy Cars" states it was made in Japan by KTS (Tatsuya).

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