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Realistic to Whimsical: Tin Toy Cars of Yesteryear

  • Location 20s/30s Gallery
  • Exhibit Dates Permanent
  • # of Vehicles 150+

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Donated to the Gilmore Car Museum in 2017 from the collection of Jack & Joanne Nottingham. This exhibit of over 150 post-WWII tin toys features some of the rarest and most sought-after toys produced in occupied Germany and Japan. From the stunning lithography to motorized examples from Mar, Bandai, and Kosuge, to the intriguing clockwork mechanisms by Schuco and Techno Fix, it is sure to stir many childhood memories.

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1989 Chrysler Cirrus

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