Arcade Cast Iron Red Baby International Harvester Pickup Truck for Sale *PENDING*
Arcade Cast Iron Red Baby International Harvester Pickup Truck
We have for you this beautifully restored cast iron “Red Baby” International Harvester pickup truck that was manufactured by the Arcade Manufacturing Company of Freeport, Illinois.
This really is beautiful piece in that juicy Red Baby red, and to complete the fun we added some flour sacks and a little dog friend for the driver.
This piece is in excellent restored condition. This is approximately 10” L. We invite you to view the photos to further determine quality and condition.
A brief history of Arcade Manufacturing Company of Freeport, Illinois:
The Arcade Manufacturing Company of Freeport, Illinois was originally founded as Novelty Iron Works by Edward H. and Charles Morgan in 1868 and conducted business in two small buildings with a staff of ten people.
The company operated between the years 1868 to 1946. They began making toys and coffee mills and then moved to a new site in 1893 (after fires, financial issues, and changing their name from Novelty Iron Works).
Arcade toy catalogs appear to start in 1902 and as late as 1939. Arcade`s toy line included over 300 toy items. Yellow Cab was their first successful toy followed by Andy Gump in 348 and Chester Gump in His Pony Cart. Arcade also made toy banks, dollhouse furniture, and cast-iron penny toys.
|Dimensions||12 × 9 × 9 in|