Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Large wartime pull toy, possibly home made, custom comoflouge.

In Toys > Toy Soldiers > Show & Tell and Toys > Pull Toys > Show & Tell.
Military and Wartime4276 of 6110WWI English tank trench art money box. Awesome swiveling guns! Astronauts autographs
Love it
Like it

ttomtuckerttomtucker loves this.
kerry10456kerry10456 loves this.
officialfuelofficialfuel loves this.
walksoftlywalksoftly loves this.
peteypetey loves this.
See 3 more
Add to collection

Please create an account, or Log in here

If you don't have an account, create one here.

Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate

Posted 5 years ago


(88 items)

I got this from France and I'm guessing it was either a wartime manufactured toy or an entirely home made one. On one hand, the olive drab paint seems like a "factory" job, on the other you have the eccentric red/blue camouflage that is obviously a garage job plus the copper piping (which manufacturers would never be able to use on a toy).

It appears to depict a M4 Sherman due to several features that were purposefully included. The round turret with the frontal "cut-out" slope mantlet area, the hemispherical copula, and most importantly the two protrusions on the front of the hull. They don't quite get the front end right, but otherwise it is a fairly convincing as an M4.

It's nearly a foot long, it's got worm holes here and there, and there are a few parts which look to have been replaced over the years. A well loved and played with toy, no doubt. There are remnants of a string nailed to the front.

Want to post a comment?

Create an account or login in order to post a comment.