VINTAGE TONKA FIRE CHIEF VAN
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When Billy Cromwell's head hit the pillow, sleep was far away because his mind was still swimming in a pool of Tonka toy truck splendor. Sure his friends enjoyed their toy trucks but none of them could understand Billy's obsession. There he lay in his bed, picturing his latest "favorite" Tonka acquisition. It was a rare, red Fire Chief van and he simply had to go look at it one more time before he could go to sleep. Bill eased to the edge of the bed and slowly slipped off the covers and then, one foot at a time, carefully slid into his slippers. As he stood up the bed creaked.
"Bill, what are you doing? You're not going out to look at that stupid toy truck again are you?" His wife Agnes mumbled in her half asleep state.
"Oh no honey...um..ah...I'm going to get a drink of water, my throat is dry," He answered, coughing a few times to support his bald-faced lie.
For sale is a relatively rare circa 1960s Tonka Fire Chief Van (55360) ready for your collection. This USA made truck measures 4.75" (12cm) long, 2.5" (6.5cm) tall and 2" (5cm) wide. It has a metal body with plastic front grill, clear plastic windows as well as white plastic interior. It is red with white graphics on each side.
This Tonka truck has definitely been played and we found lots of worn/chipped paint, some small spots of surface rust but no major structural issues. The decals also show some wear but are still legible. The plastic windows have some scratches and haze but are still there. The wheels roll freely.
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