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Motorized contractor's truck

Object Number: 
2007.18.1.4
Date: 
ca. 1905-1920
Medium: 
Cast iron, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/2 x 3 x 9 in. (16.5 x 7.6 x 22.9 cm)
Description: 
Red enamelled truck embossed "CONTRACTOR'S" on side; three tilting dumpsters, steel wheels painted silver with yellow hubs.
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 Toys in the Attic, 1990.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group