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Toy Fire Truck

Description

Die cast metal toy fire engine, with a ladder on top. The fire engine is primarily red in color, and is decorated with fire department logos; hoses, dials, and lights; and firefighters in the truck windows. The ladder can be raised. There is a red plastic lamp on top of the cabin, and an empty battery compartment in the underside of the vehicle. The tires are made of rubber.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1960-1970
Inscriptions
"5" inside shield; "H" inside trapezoid (The "H" is possibly a Honda logo)
"FD" with Maltese cross (Abbreviation for Fire Department)
"H-5971" (printed)
"'S.H' inscribed in a diamond / "MADE IN JAPAN" (printed)
"FIRE DEPT." (printed)
"ON / OFF" (stamped)
Location of origin
Japan
Material
die casting
metal
plastic (organic material)
rubber (material)
Object type
Toy
Places
Japan
Descriptive terms
die casting
metal
plastic (organic material)
rubber (material)
toys (recreational artifacts)
Truck, Pumper/ladder
Dimensions
4 1/2 x 3 1/8 x 8 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2010.17.27.2
GUSN
244685

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