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Posted 7 years ago

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I remember these being at my grandmothers house. I know nothing else about them.

They're too flimsy to be toys, so they must just be display pieces. Each car is appx 1.25" - 1.75" depending on the car. The shells are a cast metal and the wheels are plastic. The plastic base says "Japan" and "TM". The labels are stick on. I don't see any markings on the cars themselves, but I didn't remove them all. They're held onto the base with a red pipe cleaner.

The 8 cars are (in no particular order to the pics):

1908 Fort Type T
1769 Steam Car
1886 Three Wheeler Benz
1892 Duryea
1896 Oldsmobile
1900 Locomobile
1894 Heins
1885 Daimler Gasoline Car

The last pic is a close-up of my fav 2...the Daimler and the Benz

That's all I've got!! Any information on them would be greatly appreciated. Maker, age, etc.


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  1. AzTom AzTom, 7 years ago
    Cool little cars. Being cast with plastic wheels I would guess 70's. The TM over one another would be Modern Toys. Somewhere I have a train set like these and the box said "Worlds Smallest Train".
  2. ThFerret ThFerret, 7 years ago
    Thx, AzTom!!

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