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Marusan Kosuge Tin Friction 1951 Cadillac Series 62 Sedan 12" Excellent Original For Sale
MARUSAN KOSUGE Tin Friction 1951 Cadillac Series 62 Sedan 12" Excellent Original
PLEASE READCOMPLETE DESCRIPTION CAREFULLY AND VIEW PHOTOS CLOSELY BEFORE offerDING:
For your consideration I am offering this magnificent 12" long tin friction powered 1951 Cadillac Series 62 four door sedan made by Marusan Kosuge ( SAN ) of Japanin the early 1950s. One of the most preeminent tinplate toy cars ever, the gorgeous example shown here is exceptionally clean and inexcellent 100% original condition with all parts intact. It has a strong friction motor as well. The original jet black finish on this car is mirror smooth with a wonderful deep wet look luster. There are no dents or dings. A bit of older touch up can be seen, mostly to left rear roof area. Chrome trim all shines brilliantly with just some minor age tarnish showing in spots. Red finish on tail lights show some wear. The car is a highly detailed and very realistic toy with intricate authentic hood and trunk emblems. Thisunique model has amber headlights and clear front turn signals as opposed to the more common clear headlights and amber turn signals. Interior is in like new condition with incredible detail including separate steering wheel and litho foot rest in rear seat area just like the real car. Original plastic window glass is crystal clear with no cracks, breaks, scratches or shrinkage. Both windows are still firmly attached. Glossy black basehas just minor age wear.Spiral geared friction motor runs like new; long, strong, and smooth. Realistic rubber tires are allpristine with no cracks or flat spots.Left rear drive tire has just a bit of wear on tread. The others are all flawless. Front wheels are fully steerable in any direction. Correct sombrero style hubcaps with original red center dots look simply awesome. Whitewalls all look superb but right rear has a bit ofolder touch up.Please remember, I super size all my photos which may greatly emphasize any minor flaw. This is to make sure all buyers are aware of any issue, but do not be mislead, the car looks absolutely outstanding in person I can assure you. It displays just beautifully and I cannot say enough about this stunning piece. It is an excellent investment grade tinplate toy car. Because of my confidence in the car and all my loyal buyers, I am offering it with my usual low, low starting offer and .........as always.
Last photo is of a similar car for reference from The Big Book Of Tin Toy Cars.
Check out my other sales for more great old tin toy cars, motorcycles and trucks! I am happy to combine shipping.
International buyers are welcome and encouraged to emailbefore sale ends for shipping rates.
PLEASE READ BEFORE offerDING:
Toyis described to the best of my knowledge and ability.I take many photos from various angles, and all have super size ability. Unless noted, these photos will clearly show the true condition of item. Photos are of actual item being saleed. I recommend each potential buyer view the photos closely. Item is being sold as is so please ask any questions before sale ends and I will be happy to help you.
Your itemwill be securely packaged for asafe journey, but protective shipping coverage is offeredand strongly recommended as I accept no responsibility for item once itis mailed. Delivery confirmation is included on every domestic shipment to insure the package arrives at it's destination. For international shipments priority airmail or first class are offered. Shipping charges are fixed as is shipping method.A slight handling charge is built in to cover shipping room costs and help. I do not skimp on packing. I am a collector as well as a dealer, and many times have been chagrined to open a box and find a rare vintage toy broken en route. Not due to postal misuse, but bypoor and insensitivewrapping. You will not receive toys packed like this from me. All my items are thoughtfullyand carefully packed as though I would be mailing them to myself. Prices are set by size and weight.USPS Priority Mail dimensional weight rates will now apply for certain large packages shipped to select zones within the U.S. Priority Mail can be very expensive with an oversize package, as many of my toys require, thereforefor those larger items I use Parcel Post which is just as safe and almost as fast. If you have a concern over cost, or prefer a different method of shipping, please let me know and I will be glad to work with you. Please email any concerns before leaving response, and I will do my best to accommodate you.
Items won are mailed the day after payment is made unless of postal holiday or some unforeseen weather circumstance prevents shipment.
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Marusan Kosuge Tin Friction 1951 Cadillac Series 62 Sedan 12" Excellent Original: $1,226