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AC Gilbert tinplate front cranked "Gilmotor Truck". 1920s

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    Posted 9 years ago

    Dr_Rambow
    (88 items)

    Amazing early automotive toy made by AC Gilbert (Better known for erector sets). It has a really cool full length spring motor that is wound from the front hand crank. It is around 10" long and has adjustable steering via notches on the sheet metal holding the front axle.

    It's not in perfect shape, but it has so much character I still absolutely love it!

    On a side note, I'm trying to be a little more creative with my backgrounds, what do you think of the postcards? :P

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    1. Dr_Rambow Dr_Rambow, 9 years ago
      Thanks for the love everyone!
    2. fourpeepsake fourpeepsake, 9 years ago
      Really nice piece Doc. I also like the postcards as a background for your photos. They seem appropriate to the delivery truck.
    3. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 9 years ago
      Really nice old toy and as a postcard collector I am always glad to see those to. Thanks for sharing all of it.
    4. Dr_Rambow Dr_Rambow, 9 years ago
      Thanks so much guys! I'm a big architecture guy, so these post cards of old buildings are really neat to me. I have a few hundred (many of which were given to me), but there's about 30 I really love. Sometimes I think I'm crazy for collecting all this stuff, but then I realize how much I enjoy it! It's always nice to be reminded that I'm not the only one who loves the hobby!

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