Bobtail racer

Object Number: 
2007.18.1.15
Date: 
1920-1930
Medium: 
Cast iron, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 3 x 7 in. (5.7 x 7.6 x 17.8 cm)
Description: 
Cast iron bobtail racer; orange painted body, boatfins, and tail; eight exhaust vents; rubber wheels with wooden hubs, with driver.
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