Steve Butler — July 1, 2017 at 12:00 am

Focal Point: Moving Van • Metal Masters, circa 1947

By Steve Butler

At 17-6 inches in length, this is a very large toy truck. It is made of wood and Masonite. The top, bottom, front and rear wooden portions are made such that the side panels, which are the Masonite, are flush when assembled with the surrounding parts. These parts plus the front and rear bumpers are attached using round headed brass nails. That is except for the roof. For some curious reason, the roof is attached using a long bolt through its center and extending downward through the floor of the truck and attached using a wing nut.

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