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Gasoline truck

Object Number: 
1968.46b
Date: 
1920-1940
Medium: 
Iron, nickel, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 5 x 2 1/2 in. ( 5.1 x 12.7 x 6.4 cm )
Marks: 
cast: on each side of truck: "GASOLINE"
Description: 
Cast iron gasoline truck, painted green; roof of cab curves over top, not attached at front; small window of cab faces tank; high hood, running boards at sides; rounded tank attached at back behind cab, with two spigots at very back; details such as grilles, panels, etc. cast on body; nickel-plated wheels.
Gallery Label: 
A similar, but much larger truck (no. 142) is pictured in Lillian Gottschalk, American Motortoys (See Publications).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Wilmer R. Leech
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group