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Toy Fire Chief's Car

Description

Red and white die cast metal toy fire chief's car, molded in the shape of a Chevrolet Impala. The car has clear plastic front and back windshields, and black and white hubcaps with rubber tires. There is a steering wheel, a dashboard, and seats printed inside the interior of the car. The roof of the car has two siren horns, and a red plastic lamp on top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1960-1970
Inscriptions
"CHIEF" (printed)
"FIRE [cross motif] CHIEF"; the word "CHIEF" is also in the center of the cross motif (printed)
"F. cross motif] D."; the word "CHIEF" is also in the center of the cross motif (printed)
"SS" (printed)
"CHEVROLET / IMPALA / B / MADE IN JAPAN" (The 'B' is inside a square)
Location of origin
Japan
Material
aluminum (metal)
die casting
plastic (organic material)
rubber (material)
Object type
Toy
Places
Japan
Descriptive terms
die casting
plastic (organic material)
Possibly aluminum (metal)
rubber (material)
toys (recreational artifacts)
Dimensions
2 3/4 x 3 1/8 x 8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2010.17.27.3
GUSN
244686

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