Presented for your consideration is this early antique friction toy car. The car is a roadster coupe car with a tin body and metal friction mechanics on the underside. The body of the car is painted a dark orange-yellow color with a black roof. There are molded details on the body to resemble a full size car.
The front of the car sports a grille and headlights. Over each wheel is a hub. Each wheel has a dark gold colored rim with a silver painted tire.
The underside houses the friction mechanics and at the time of listing the car is in proper WORKING condition. The car will easily roll backwards or forwards depending upon the direction it is wound up. Most likely was made by the Dayton Toy Company as they made a very similar friction car to this one. Paint is all original and the car appears to be complete.Dates to the 1920s and guaranteed to be antique. This early friction toy car would make a great addition to any antique or vintage toy collection! Some light oxidation is on the trunk, wheel hubs and outer wheel of the friction mechanics. Some light to mild paint wear. Three small dings are in the top of the roof and some light bending is on the mirror frames and headlights. Typical light age and play wear. Overall in VERY GOOD condition for its age. Please refer to the photos for the absolute best details. Measures 13 1/2" long, 5 1/4" deep and 6 tall. Please take a look at our photos and feel free to message us with any questions. These charges are the buyers responsibility. We do not mark merchandise values below value or mark items as gifts - US and International government regulations prohibit such behavior. This item is being offered by: The Hitching Post Antiques Mall. We are located 2 miles west of beautiful Tecumseh, Michigan, on M-50 near the intersection of M-52.
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Thank you and good luck! The item "EARLY Antique LARGE 1920s ROADSTER COUPE Tin FRICTION TOY CAR Dayton WORKS" is in sale since Friday, October 12, 2018. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Vintage & Antique Toys\Tin\Vehicles". The seller is "hitchingpostantiques" and is located in Tecumseh, Michigan. This item can be shipped worldwide.