Cast Iron, Steve Butler — October 3, 2017 at 10:01 am

Atypical Twosome

By Steve Butler

THERE SEEMS TO BE an endless supply of cast iron toy vehicles in average condition. However, cast iron toy vehicles in better condition are a completely different matter. Such toys with 95% or more original paint, original tires that are still round if rubber, no damage or repairs, no missing or replaced parts and no touch-ups are no longer frequently encountered. Thus, it was surprising to find the two toys presented herein at one show, and a train show at that. The two, which were purchased from different sellers and the only good items encountered at the show, are both a little “different” or atypical.

Read the complete article in the October 2017 issue of Antique Toy World Magazine. Click here to subscribe now!