Turner Airplanes: Elusive Literature

 In Tin Toys

By Richard Jansen, Member ATCA

I BEGAN COLLECTING toys by exposing myself to all variety of toys in any likely venue. One of the more obvious was the antique mall. One in Waupaca, WI in a long ago three story former school building perched upon a hill, looking more like a former poor person’s castle, got me started. There, I was provided an introduction to a very large, heavy, steel airplane with three metal wheels and a large propeller which collectively took my breath away. Such an indestructible “toy” was unbelievable! Its size alone was startling.

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