Hubley Lincoln Zephyr for Sale *sold*
Hubley Lincoln Zephyr for Sale
Late pre-war Hubley toys are actually some of the most difficult to find. This Lincoln Zephyr is a challenging toy to find and a beautiful design.
Our toy has just faded and shows all the signs of age, yet the design transcends. The toy still looks beautiful and comes with an interesting chassis design with multiple parts.
Hubley Mfg. Co. Lancaster, Pennsylvania
1894 to date
Slogan: “They`re Different”
Founder: John E. Hubley
Specialty: Brand name: Lancaster Brand Iron Toys. Originally manufactured electric toy train equipment and parts. Purchased Safety Buggy Co. factory and moved to site in 1909. First manufactured cast-iron toys, horse-drawn wagons and fire engines, circus trains, and cap guns. Toy autos became the headliners in 1930s. By quickly converting to cheaper smaller toys during the Depression, they avoided financial woes experienced by many other toy companies. Iron shortages in WWII and commitments to fill war contracts did stop the toy division in 1942, until after the war.. The name was later changed to Gabriel Industries and still existed as a division of CBS as of 1978.
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