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Friction fire patrol wagon

Object Number: 
2007.18.1.6
Date: 
ca. 1900-1925
Medium: 
Tin plate, wood, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 x 3 1/2 x 11 in. (20.3 x 8.9 x 27.9 cm)
Description: 
Tin plate and wood friction "Fire Patrol" wagon; painted red with yellow striping; painted driver; unrelated prisoner passenger.
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 Hillman-Gemini Antiques, NYC.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group