Tootsietoy Chevrolet Cameo Pickup (1960) - AHRA

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This is the Tootsietoy Chevrolet Cameo Pickup Truck in dark green with AHRA decals.

It is a one piece casting with all detail such as bumpers, lights, body lines and trim, doors, etc. cast into the metal. At the front the bumper, grille and head lights are picked out in silver. There may have bee na decal on the front of the bonnet (hood) but if so it has long ago been rubbed off. On the side doors there is a one-pice decal with the "Goodyear" logo at the top and the AHRA logo below. To the rear of the pickup body are orange and blue "76" decals.

There is no glazing or base to the model. On the under-side the model carries the legend "Tootsietoy, ® Chicago, U.S.A." cast on 4 lines under the cab roof, and "Chev., Cameo, Carrier" cast on 3 lines below the pickup bed.

All wheels are of a solid black plastic hub and tyre type. The flat head, tapered axles appear to have been pressure fitted to the wheels and are held in place by being pinch clamped to columns protruding from the underside of the casting.

This casting was issued between 1950 and 1969. It has an approximate scale of 1:40.

Item: 0035