Toy Fire Chief's Car

Collection Type

  • Toys and games

Date

1960-1970

GUSN

GUSN-244686

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

Descriptive Terms

toys (recreational artifacts)
die casting
aluminum (metal)
plastic (organic material)
rubber (material)

Inscription

"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)

Additional Identification Number

66.27

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Japan

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2010.17.27.3

Places

Japan