It featured a clear plastic motor housing where moving pistons could be seen simulating the action of an engine. NOSCO employees Bruno C Roehrl and Harold S Cloyd invented the mechanism and clear plastic housing that simulated the piston action, patent number US2726482 filed May 8, 1951.
Only two years later, in May 1961, Holgate and its subsidiary Nosco Plastics were bought out by another plastic injection molding company, White Eagle International, Inc, of Midlands, TX. Newspaper article at that time noted that Nosco, which had plants in Erie, PA, and Los Angeles, CA, made components for appliances, pharmaceutical, air conditioning, radio, television, aeronautics, and automotive industries. The item "Nosco Plastics Hot Rod Hot See vintage roadster race car 1950s friction toy 6490" is in sale since Thursday, January 23, 2020.This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Diecast & Toy Vehicles\Cars, Trucks & Vans\Vintage Manufacture". The seller is "virtual-vintage" and is located in Waterloo, New York. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, South africa, Belgium, France, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Mexico, Switzerland, Norway, Ukraine, Croatia, Bermuda, Egypt, Gibraltar, Iceland, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Pakistan, Reunion, Russian federation.