Harris Toy Co. Ca. 1898-1906 Cast Iron Large Hook and Ladder Truck No. 165 for Sale
Harris Toy Co. ca. 1898-1906 Cast Iron Large Hook and Ladder Truck No. 165
We have for you a highly desirable ca. 1898-1906 cast iron large hook and ladder truck no. 165 manufactured by Harris Toy Co. of Toledo, Ohio.
This hook and ladder truck is made of cast iron and nickeled with build in ladders. There is room for an extra ladder on top. Two axes have been put on for looks, they are not attached. This item was meant for a firemen friend of ours, but due to unforeseen circumstances he was unable to purchase this; so, we offer it new to market for your consideration.
For its age this piece is in great all original condition with no breaks, restorations, repairs, or touch ups. This piece shows the usual patina, fading, dust, chips, scuffs, surface rust, scratches, missing accessories and wear that are to be expected from age and play. This is approximately 30 ¼” L. We invite you to view the photos to further determine quality and condition.
A brief history of Harris Toy Co. of Toledo, Ohio:
1887 – 1913
Specialty: Produced cast-iron toys in the 1880s. Harris also acted as jobber for Dent, Hubley, and Wilkins. Financial difficulties forced them out of toy production by 1913.
1 in stock
|Dimensions||24 × 12 × 14 in|