Very, very rare Antique 1920s Buffalo Toys Tin/thin pressed steel Litho Pull Windup Red Streak Race Car. As you can see in detail pictures, paint and litho graphics are in pristine condition. All four yellow metal wheels roll straight.
The lever pull windup -patented Spiral Rod pull windup mechanism- (at the end of tge car) works off and on with some help. Once pulled (very gently), the rear wheels need to be triggered for windup to be released. All 12 metal exhaust pipes (6 on each side) are intact. Original markings showing Red Streak & Buffalo Toys, Made in USA are clearly visible.
Underneath the car shows stamped patent number. The rear of the race car (where the pull windup is) has a slight dent which is shown in detailed pictures. Also, there are several minor dents on the body of the race car. Please enlarge and inspect all pictures for accurate condition. It measures approximately 21 long x 6 wide.Great antique toy in superb condition! Manufacturers of inexpensive and lightweight, lithographed pressed steel mechanical toys based on the patents held by the founder and owner, Frank R.
His spiral rod design was used in the design of various aeronautical and carousel type toys as well as automobiles. The item "1920s Buffalo Toy Co, Tin Litho lever Pull Windup Red Streak Race Car 21 long" is in sale since Tuesday, June 5, 2018. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Vintage & Antique Toys\Tin\Vehicles".
The seller is "elreyfashion" and is located in Chino Hills, California. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica.