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Sss Tin Friction 1953 Bull Nose Gmc Rexall Doubles Truck Trailer 25" For Sale
SSS Tin Friction 1953 Bull Nose GMC Rexall Doubles Truck Trailer 25"
PLEASE READCOMPLETE DESCRIPTION AND VIEW PHOTOS CLOSELY BEFORE offerDING:
Up for sale is a large and impressive Rexall Drugs tin friction powered truck and tandem trailer set made by SSS Shioji Toys of Japan in the early 1950's. Truck tractor represents a bull nose 1953 GMC c.o.e. (cab over engine) truck, with the GMC name prominently displayed on the grill.This 25" long large doubles set is extra clean and in very good 100% original condition with all parts intact. It has a strong friction motor as well.Theattractive blue and orange finish has a brilliant shine showing minor play wear with a few scratches. Two dings can be seen in the rear trailer with the largest in left rear side. Trailer roofs are ding free and smooth as glass. Flywheel friction motor runs like new; long, strong and smooth. Rubber tires are all flawless with no cracks or flat spots. Correct "con" gears and landing dolly are all intact. Fragile separate tabbed license plates are still firmly attached. These early SSS truck and trailers are fitted with the very realistic polished one piece metal "Bud" style wheels with simulated lug nuts, rather than typical tin hubcaps.Polished bare metal trim on truck all shines like chrome, withsome corrosion showing on windshield frame and a couple dings in the front bumper. This series of trucks were never made with plastic window "glass". All doors open easily and operate perfectly as they should. The toy is unique in that all the trailer wheel assemblies and tractor cab are meant to be placed inside trailers for storage.This magnificent vintage tinplate toy truck incomplete original condition would be a wonderful addition to any transportation or tin truck collection! It is being offered here with a low, low starting offer and ........as always.
Check out my other sales for more great vintage tin cars, trucks and motorcycles. I am always happy to combine shipping!
International buyers are welcome and encouraged to emailbefore sale ends for shipping rates.
PLEASE READ BEFORE offerDING:
Truck is 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. 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 insurance 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. Priority airmail is used for most international shipments because of safer handling and tracking number although first class postage is available. 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 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 circumstance prevents for
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Sss Tin Friction 1953 Bull Nose Gmc Rexall Doubles Truck Trailer 25": $276