Greyhound bus

Object Number: 
2007.18.1.21
Date: 
1939
Medium: 
Iron, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/8 in. × 2 1/4 in. × 9 in. (5.4 × 5.7 × 22.9 cm)
Marks: 
"Arcade USA 438R"
Description: 
Cast iron Greyhound bus with separate nickel-plated casting for the front of the the blue and white-painted body.
Gallery Label: 
This vehicle was part of the cast iron toy collection of Henry Luce III (1925-2005).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lila Luce and H. Christopher Luce in memory of Henry Luce III
Provenance: 
Purchased from Christie's, 3/28/90.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group