Sss Tin Friction 1953 Gmc Rexall Truck Trailer 25" With Original Box For Sale
SSS Tin Friction 1953 GMC Rexall Truck Trailer 25" With Original Box
PLEASE READ COMPLETE DESCRIPTION AND VIEW ALL PHOTOS CLOSELY BEFORE offerDING:
Up for sale is a very largeRexall 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.This25" long doubles set is extra cleanand ingood100% original condition with all parts intact. The attractive blue and orange finish has a brilliant shine but does show older play wear with some dings and scratches. Truck tractor friction motor runs well but does catch every now and then. Rubber tires are all good. Correct "con" gears and landing dolly areintact. 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 brightly but there is some tarnish and oxidation in spots. This series of trucks were never made with plastic window "glass". All doors open easily and operate 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. Colorful box hasgreat graphics showing the truck in front of a Rexall Drug store, and interestingly the store next door advertises quality toys! Boxshows moderate wear with a couple of punctures to lid.Insidelid has beenrepaired with correct cardboard color paper backed tape.A wonderful vintage toy truckwith it's original box 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 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. 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 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 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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