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    Posted 2 years ago

    fortapache
    (2112 items)

    This is my fifth Auburn Rubber Toy car. This is one of their smaller vehicles at 5 1/4" long. All Auburn vehicles seem to either be turquoise or red and this one is the very attractive turquoise. It is a very 1950s color. For those who like dates I would say circa 1950. For those who do not like dates I am still going with 1950.
    These were dime store toys. They were much cheaper than the pressed steel vehicles like Tonka, BuddyL and others. These are still inexpensive and nice pieces for a curio cabinet or collect them all! That was the dream of every toy company.

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    1. nutsabotas6 nutsabotas6, 2 years ago
      I remember playing with these rubber trucks as a child.
      Thanks for bringing back some good memories ! :)
    2. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thank you very much nutsabotas6. Powered by imagination.
    3. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thank you
      Caperkid
      mikelv85
      Newfld
      nutsabotas6
    4. McCoyNelson McCoyNelson, 2 years ago
      i have an idea. why not us fellow collectors download kik and have a live collectables and antiques chat?
    5. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Great idea McCoyNelson. I was thinking something similar.
    6. McCoyNelson McCoyNelson, 2 years ago
      okay, everyone who wants to form a group download kik and comment on Fortapache's next post that you'd like to join the group, along with your kik username.
    7. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Uh oh I don't have a smart phone. I have been trying to download kik for PC.
    8. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thank you
      McCoyNelson
      elanski
      vetraio50
      JImam
      roddyq
    9. McCoyNelson McCoyNelson, 2 years ago
      Oh okay fortapache. Did you succeed?
    10. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Not yet. I have to download another program so I can download kik. Will give it another try tonight.
    11. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thank you
      SEAN68
      Newfld
      gargoylecollector
    12. McCoyNelson McCoyNelson, 2 years ago
      Okay fortapache. If that doesn't work, try hangouts
    13. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      hangouts seems to be much easier. Pops right up.
    14. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thank you Tshiti1.
    15. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thank you PhilDMorris
    16. McCoyNelson McCoyNelson, 2 years ago
      Okay. Fortapache, would you like to use hangouts?
    17. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Sorry not to get back to you McCoyNelson. Yes Hangouts would be fine.
    18. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thank you SEAN68.
    19. McCoyNelson McCoyNelson, 2 years ago
      Okay Fortapache. Whenever you are ready, message this email in hangouts and we will begin our chat: vraskatheunseen3@gmail.com
    20. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      OK I will see if I can try tomorrow night. Is there a good time for chat? Would be good if we could get a bunch of us together.
    21. McCoyNelson McCoyNelson, 2 years ago
      I'm in school, so in my time (central)is 8-3. I'm occasionally on after that time
    22. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Will be around that time next week McCoyNelson.

      Thank you
      buckethead
      Roycroftbooksfromme1
    23. McCoyNelson McCoyNelson, 2 years ago
      okay. i'll be ready for ya
    24. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 2 years ago
      I recall these being popular around 1956 or 58. They were sold at the five and ten cent store.
    25. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thank you very much frhrjr2. I just put it in my five and dime collection.
    26. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      McCoyNelson I will give it a shot tomorrow.

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