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Cab-over streamlined dump truck

Object Number: 
2007.18.1.24
Date: 
ca. 1920's
Medium: 
Cast iron, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 3 x 7 3/4 in. (7.6 x 7.6 x 19.7 cm)
Description: 
Cast iron cab-over streamlined dump truck finished in red and silver with six rubber tires; spring-activated dumping mechanism.
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 at Christie's, 3/28/90.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group