1950's JNF Mercedes Benz W 196 tin steel formed larger 13 inch battery operated race car and driver. Looks like original paint has some chips and tested operation 4.5 v battery included. Battery compartment is nice and clean. JNF toy cars by Josef Neuhierl company was founded in Furth, Germany in 1920. His company was among the most prestigious sheet metal toy production companies.
They manufactured steel drawn cars from 1920 to 1955, which was the introduction of plastic cars. In 1963 his son Hermann formed Carrera, a. The JNF #80 Mercedes W 196 "Silver Shadow" 13 inch race car looks mostly original and is in rarely found larger scale model. The F1 Mercedes Benz Grand Prix race car made its debut in the 1954 French Grand Prix. After winning 2 World Championships and 9 of the 12 races entered, the race car was retired after the horrible 1955 Le Mans wreck that killed 84 spectators and a driver.
Please check photos as they are part of the description and this is the car you will receive. A great add to any serious collection. Your Satisfaction is our Goal.......The item "1950's JNF Mercedes Silver Arrow W196 Battery Op 13 in. Tin toy race car driver" is in sale since Friday, January 17, 2020. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Vintage & Antique Toys\Tin\Vehicles". The seller is "chitwood1943" and is located in Apollo Beach, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.