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    Posted 7 years ago

    pickrknows
    (385 items)

    This little tanker came from the same place as the Mobil Gas, and is a perfect version of a very rare tank, only it did not come with a cab !
    Now the hunt is on for a suitable donor cab.
    Now I guess I'm collecting Shell trucks also!!!
    Any help with the manufacturer would be great.
    Cheers!!

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    1. AzTom AzTom, 7 years ago
      It was made by Momoya Stoten of Japan. This trailer came in a set with the mobile truck you posted, two trailers and one cab. Not having the box I would do the same thing and find a cab.
    2. pickrknows pickrknows, 7 years ago
      That's great info Tom, thanks so much!!
      Did the truck have changeable logo's on the door, as this one is marked Mobil,or were they all like that?
    3. AzTom AzTom, 7 years ago
      It did not, at least I have not seen one that did. They didn't always get the details correct,lol
      On a lot of the toys from Japan the images on the box did not always match the car inside.
    4. pickrknows pickrknows, 7 years ago
      Thanks Tom, as always , you are most helpful!
      These are so fragile I'm surprised any are left, but I suppose the great amount of detail and design made a lot of people put these cheap little toys on display, and I'm sure they pumped them out by the millions also!!
      Cheers!
    5. whitman75 whitman75, 7 years ago
      Great graphics!!

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