Steve Butler — January 2, 2018 at 8:17 am

Focal Point: Ajax Series 200 • Birchcraft – 1925

By Steve Butler

In the 1920’s Birchcraft Toys and Novelties of Waukesha, WI was producing wooden promotional vehicles made of 1/4″ plywood. The bodies were essentially cut-outs or silhouettes with paper design details applied on both sides using varied colors/shades. The make of the vehicle and/or a dealership identification typically appeared in small lettering on each side. Most of their two axle vehicles were about 6″ long and rode on wooden wheels.

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