Original Smith-Miller, Inc. “Smitty Toys” Pressed Steel & Wood Arden Milk Delivery Stake Truck *SOLD*
Original Smith-Miller, Inc. “Smitty Toys” Pressed Steel & Wood Arden Milk Delivery Stake Truck
We have for you an all original pressed steel & wood Arden Milk & Ice Cream delivery stake truck manufactured by Smith-Miller “Smitty Toys” of Santa Monica, California.
The black rubber tires are still intact, but as per usual with toys of this age they may have petrified, warped and/or cracked. We did not notice any warping or cracking on this piece. The wheels roll smoothly as they should. The decals are all present, but may some have scratches, scuffs or missing parts. It comes with 17 original wooden milk bottles and all wooden stakes are present on the bed of the truck.
Our example of this Smith-Miller “Smitty Toys” Arden Milk & Ice Cream delivery truck is in excellent all original condition with no breaks, restorations, repairs, or touch ups. This piece shows the usual patina, dust, chips, scuffs, surface rust, scratches, and wear that are to be expected from age and play. It is approximately 13 ¾” L x 5 ¾” W. Anyone who collects these hard to find original Smith-Miller toys would be lucky to have this in their collection. We encourage you to peruse our photos to further determine quality and condition.
A brief history of Smith-Miller Toys “Smitty Toys” of Santa Monica, California:
Smith-Miller Toys was founded in 1945 in Santa Monica, California and stayed in business for about 10 years. Smith-Miller, Incorporated producer of arguably the finest toy trucks ever made in the United States, or anywhere else for that matter, has produced more than 75 different toy trucks. When the company ceased production in the mid-1950’s the factory sat defunct a little over 23 years before being purchased by Fred Thompson in 1979.
|Dimensions||17 × 15 × 15 in|