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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by rbantique, Dec 5, 2010.

  1. Raiman1959
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    I received some old pictures of my grandmother recently, dated 1915, Battle Creek, MI....I noticed at the feet of my grandmother, a vehicle toy, with mice in it, and perhaps nuts in the rear...pull along toy maybe?....I remember my grandmother as a white haired lady of significant age, and seeing her playing with these toys is kind of touching....not sure if they had actual ''hot rod'' toys back in the WWI era, but they ''did'' have vehicle toys....thought it was kinda cool. 020.jpg
     
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  2. It looks a lot like this old bus. Which is a { cor cor } Great job, and save. 1278.jpg
     
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  3. Mr. Mac
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    How about a toy custom made from balsa wood that just so happens to look like my 58. 58 ford model 022.JPG :):)
     
  4. rustydusty
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    This year's pinewood derby cars that I built with my boys.
    Both came in 2nd in their respective dens, both will be going to regionals in March.
    The"Vader" car came in second overall, the "Skywalker" car won "best paint"! 0214171656.jpg
     
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  5. chevy57dude
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    'Racing Champions"
    Plus an underhood shot
     
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  7. Barn Find
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    Yes. I believe it was a Cor-Cor dump truck that came to us with no bed or fenders.
     
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  9. quick85
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    While going through my Photobucket account I ran across this shot showing a few more of my toys.
    One tin import, one vinyl El Camino, two Tootsietoys and one of my faves, the black plastic Thunderbird
    which were made by F&F and included in boxes of Rice Krinkles cereal around 1970 / 71. I have
    a few different ones and I'm thinking that they're all Fords. I'm not sure if other brands were
    offered. Now on cereal boxes kids are fortunate to get nutritional information. What's wrong with
    kids having fun?

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  10. quick85, in 1954 you could get a complete hot rod model kit for 50 cents and a Kellogs box top, even came with a tube of glue! This really beat the hell out of some nutritional facts.

    Mick
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  15. He's going for patina!
     
  16. FrankenRodz
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    Check out my Hot Wheels in the Misc. For Sale Classifieds!

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  17. That looks more like an elephant in that toy....makes sense since there are nuts in the rear.
     
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  19. Bob Hodge
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    I'd like to know more about this kit lurker mick and if you actually have it?
    Thanks, Bob
     
  20. 49ratfink
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    here's a few I sold on ebay. I'm getting rid of my "late model" stuff.
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  21. 49ratfink
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  22. 49ratfink
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    I don't know if this one is old NOS or some sort of repop. there was someone selling a bunch of them in different colors a while back. none of them had wheels.
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  23. 49ratfink
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    these are pretty cool. made by Revell in 1952 before they started making kits. I have another one in the box.

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