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Tonka Private Label “Carnation Milk” Pressed Steel Delivery Truck for Sale

$195.00

Tonka Private Label “Carnation Milk” Pressed Steel Delivery Truck 

This is a vintage, pressed steel, private label “Carnation Milk” delivery truck manufactured by Tonka Toys of Mound, Minnesota.  

The Tonka label is still affixed to the van bottom. All door open and close as they should and have the often-missing handles.  

This piece is in good 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 12″ L x 6″ W. We invite you to view the photos to further determine quality and condition.     

  

    

A brief history of Tonka Toys of Mound, Minnesota:    

Tonka was begun by Lynn Everett Baker, Avery F. Crounse and Alvin F. Tesch in 1946, but it didn’t start out as Tonka; instead Mound Metalcraft in 1946.   Tesch re-engineered some old toy concepts left by their building’s previous tenants, and dubbed the toys “Tanka,” which means “big” in Dakota Sioux tongue

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Additional information

Weight 6 lbs
Dimensions 15 × 15 × 17 in