The friction motor works strong. All hubcaps and Wheels are intact with hardly any play wear as you can see if you zoom in on the photos. The red car body paint and hard top black paint is all original.
The bumper guards are also original. This is a true collectors dream Edsel toy car to have. This car is very hard to come by in this condition with its original box.
The box is in very good to excellent condition all graphics and flaps are intact. There are minimal minor creases and tiny tears on the box where it looks like the actual toy might of started to push through from being stored by the original owner. My father is the second owner of this beautiful tin Friction toy Edsel.
The box has been shrink wrapped to conserve and protect it from any further damage. You can see in the photos the box and car are in fantastic condition for their age. This is an another absolutely stunning tin lithograph 1958 Edsel friction toy car. It is gorgeous and in prime condition for. It has been on display in a smoke free environment.Please do your research and I ask that be descent with your offers or the counter will come closer to the listed price. Thank you for your interest. This car is top of the line you will be proud to display and own this car. Out of all my American Japanese manufactured tin cars these Edsel tin toy cars are my favorite. Even though the actual Edsel car got a bad rap as far as dependability the physical car design itself was and has been noted as top design in the car industry. I cannot brag enough about this tin toy Edsel manufactured by the Haji in Japan in the 1950s. It really looks like the life size Edsel. The Japanese did a wonderful job replicating the American cars of the times.
Due to the nature of antiques and vintage items, some signs of wear and usage are to be expected. Zoom in on all the photos. I describe the item to the best of my ability and ask that you do your research and Remember These are antique and vintage toys from a personal collection and they are collectibles they come with no guarantees or warranties. They are very cool to have. The item "Vintage 1958 Tin Litho Edsel Haji Japan Original Box Tin Toy Car Friction Works" is in sale since Tuesday, July 04, 2017.This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Vintage & Antique Toys\Tin\Vehicles". The seller is "sparklepspo" and is located in Palm Desert, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.