Toy Fire Truck

Collection Type

  • Toys and games

Date

1960-1970

GUSN

GUSN-244685

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

Descriptive Terms

toys (recreational artifacts)
die casting
metal
plastic (organic material)
rubber (material)
Truck, Pumper/ladder

Inscription

"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)

Additional Identification Number

66.27

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Japan

Object Type

Toy

Dimensions

4 1/2 x 3 1/8 x 8 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

2010.17.27.2

Places

Japan