Tin Toys — December 1, 2013 at 12:02 am

Cadillacs

This superb 1960 Cadillac tinplate Sedan by Yonezawa, at 18" in length, is the epitome of the ‘Get Out Of My Way’ design. That’s automotive hauteur!
This superb 1960 Cadillac tinplate
Sedan by Yonezawa, at 18″ in length, is the
epitome of the ‘Get Out Of My Way’ design.
That’s automotive hauteur!
BY JACK HERBERT

WHAT IN THE WORLD has happened to the Cadillac automobile stylists in the last few years? The current models of the “Standard of the World” resemble nothing so much as baked potatoes on wheels.

Let’s take a backward look today. There are 14 toy Cadillacs here, ranging from model years 1930 – 1967.

They are all spectacular, aren’t they? When you owned one of these cars – here reproduced as toys – you rode in a top design of the entire automotive field, European as well as American.

Shall we take a look at some of the Cadillac cars of our exciting past, as captured by the following toys in tinplate and diecast? Here are some of my favorites.

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