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Ko Verzuu for Ado, Mid-Century Modern, Wood Car Construction Netherlands Toy
By ADO, Ko Verzuu
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Toy designed by Ko Verzuu, circa 1950. Manufactured by ADO in Netherlands. Blue trailer with wooden wheel and set of blocks. Signed with an ADO metal plate. In good origina...
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Vintage 1950s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Toys

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Wood

Vintage Wind Up Toy Car, Schuco Studio 1050 Car
Located in Roma, IT
This Wind up Schuco Studio 1050 car is an original vintage mechanical toy. Made in U.S. Germany after WWII, model Studio 1050, patent n. 214446. Reproducing Mercedes Grand Prix...
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Mid-20th Century German Toys

Materials

Metal

  • Vintage Wind Up Toy Car, Schuco Studio 1050 Car
  • Vintage Wind Up Toy Car, Schuco Studio 1050 Car
  • Vintage Wind Up Toy Car, Schuco Studio 1050 Car
  • Vintage Wind Up Toy Car, Schuco Studio 1050 Car
H 2.56 in. W 5.91 in. D 3.35 in.
Lever Modern Toys Car, Made in Japan by Modern Toys, 1960s
Located in Roma, IT
This Lever Modern Toys car is a vintage convertible toy. Made in Japan by Modern Toys in 1960s. Model n. A-1620. When you pull the lever to the direction of the indicated...
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Late 20th Century French Toys

Materials

Metal

Lever Modern Toys Car, Made in Japan by Modern Toys, 1940s
Located in Roma, IT
This Lever Modern Toys car is an original vintage toy. Made in Japan by Modern Toys in 1940s. When you pull the lever to the direction of the indicated arrow the mechanism mak...
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Mid-20th Century French Toys

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Metal

Vintage Toy, Schuco Examico 4001 Car, 1950s
Located in Roma, IT
This Schuco Examico 4001 car is a wind up mechanical toy car, made between 1950s/60s. Working stick shift and reverse. Vintage toy made in tinplate and plastic. Lighthly scrat...
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Mid-20th Century German Toys

Materials

Metal

  • Vintage Toy, Schuco Examico 4001 Car, 1950s
  • Vintage Toy, Schuco Examico 4001 Car, 1950s
  • Vintage Toy, Schuco Examico 4001 Car, 1950s
  • Vintage Toy, Schuco Examico 4001 Car, 1950s
H 2.37 in. W 5.91 in. D 1.58 in.
Original Vintage Toy, Wind Up Jeep Car
Located in Roma, IT
This wind up jeep car is an original vintage metal toy. Unknown manufacturer and age. Functioning but lightly damaged mechanisms. Not in perfect conditions. This object ...
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Early 20th Century French Toys

Materials

Metal

  • Original Vintage Toy, Wind Up Jeep Car
  • Original Vintage Toy, Wind Up Jeep Car
  • Original Vintage Toy, Wind Up Jeep Car
  • Original Vintage Toy, Wind Up Jeep Car
H 3.35 in. W 5.12 in. D 2.96 in.
Vintage Toy Car, Wind Up Red Car, Early 20th Century
Located in Roma, IT
This Wind up red car is a vintage toy made by unknown manifacturer, probably model from 1920s-1930s. Original key not included. Surface lightly scratched. Mechanism perfectly wor...
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Early 20th Century German Toys

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Metal

Vintage Toy Car- Wind up Memo 708 Car, Made in France by Memo, Model n. 708
Located in Roma, IT
This Wind up Memo 708 car is a midcentury mechanical toy. Vintage wind up mechanical toy boat tail race car. Includes the cutout of the driver. Made in France by Memo, model n....
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Mid-20th Century German Toys

Materials

Metal

Vintage Toy Car, Schuco Patent 2001625, Made in Germany, 1950s
Located in Roma, IT
This Schuco Patent 2001625 car is a vintage toy made in Germany in 1950s. Schuco Patent 2001625 model. The clockwork works, even though it is a bit slow. Original key not incl...
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Mid-20th Century German Toys

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Metal

Original Vintage Toy, Small Red Car, Early 20th Century
Located in Roma, IT
This small red car is an original vintage mechanic toy. Vintage toy small red car with drivers cut-out. Unknown manufacturer, probably made in the first decades of 1900. Not...
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Early 20th Century French Toys

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Metal

Vintage Toy, Schuco Patent 1001 Car, Made in Germany, 1940s
Located in Roma, IT
This Schuco Patent 1001 car is a vintage mechanical toy made by Schuco Patent in Germany in 1940s. The car model is made in U.S. Not perfect surface and clockwork. Original key...
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Early 20th Century German Toys

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Metal

Vintage Wind Up Small Car Toy, Made in Germany, 1950s
Located in Roma, IT
This wind up small car is a mechanical vintage toy. Very small nice car beautifully detailed and with his perfectly working clockwork. Made in Germany. Unknown manufacturer and...
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Mid-20th Century German Toys

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Metal

Vintage Toy, Wind Up Big Size Car, Mid-20th Century
Located in Roma, IT
This Wind up big size car is a mechanical toy sports car, nicely detailed. The original clockwork works, even though a bit slowly. Original key not included. Unknown manifacture...
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Early 20th Century German Toys

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Metal

Vintage Toy, Wind Up Schuco Akustico 2002 Car, Mid-20th Century
Located in Roma, IT
This Wind up Schuco Akustico 2002 car is a mechanical toy made between 1939 and 1959. Made in tinplate and plastic. Car body is like BMW 328 Spyder. Medium size car. Very good ...
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Mid-20th Century German Toys

Materials

Metal

Vintage Toy, Schuco 1750 Car, Made in Germany, Mid-20th Century
Located in Roma, IT
This Schuco 1750 car is a wind up mechanical toy car, made in Germany, between 1938 and 1960. Working clockwork, non original wheels. Original key not included. Very good overal...
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Mid-20th Century German Toys

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Metal

Vintage Toy Car, Military Wind Up Tri-Ang Tiger Tank, Lines Bros Ltd., 1930s
Located in Roma, IT
This Military Wind up tri-ang tiger tank is a vintage toy representing a First World War tank. Part of the toys produced by the famous Lines Bros Ltd. Made of pressed metal. Work...
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Early 20th Century English Toys

Materials

Metal

Ultra Rare 1959 Mercedes Benz 300 SL Pedal Car
By Distrimex
Located in San Diego, CA
Ultra rare Vintage Mercedes Benz 300SL pedal car. By Trimex Mexico, ca. 1959. Original unrestored distressed condition.
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Vintage 1950s Mexican Mid-Century Modern Toys

Materials

Fiberglass

Barnfind Antique Large Tadpole Rider Tricycle Pedal Car, France, 1930s
Located in Antwerp, BE
Awesome Barnfind, this large Tadpole Rider Tricycle pedal car. This antique pedal car was made in France circa 1930-1940. It's made of heavy solid metal, has a trunk which can be ope...
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Early 20th Century French Industrial Toys

Materials

Metal

Antique Child's Pedal Toy Car
Located in Oakville, CT
American vintage, antique child's pedal tricycle metal toy car in great working condition.
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20th Century American Folk Art Toys and Dolls

Materials

Metal

  • Antique Child's Pedal Toy Car
  • Antique Child's Pedal Toy Car
  • Antique Child's Pedal Toy Car
  • Antique Child's Pedal Toy Car
H 24 in. W 17 in. D 32 in.
Unusual Wooden Streamline Toy Car with Dunlop Tires, Scandinavia, 1930s
Located in Esbjerg, DK
Large painted wooden toy car with a lot of ware and personality. Numerous worm-holes, several areas where the paint has worn off, a lot of scratches and scuffs, all around. Although ...
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Vintage 1930s Scandinavian Art Deco Toys and Dolls

Materials

Wood

French Vintage Black Vilac Coupe Chauffeur H6C 1930 Wooden Model Car
Located in Pully, CH
Vintage wooden model of black Coupe Chauffeur H6C 1930 with Hispano Suiza label. 12.5/38/15 ??. France.
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Late 20th Century French Art Deco Toys and Dolls

Materials

Wood

Lovely Vintage Style Childrens French Push on Metal Racing Car Lovely Patina
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer this lovely vintage French style children’s push on racing car with weathered patina A very decorative and well made piece, all folded and welded steel, ...
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20th Century English Art Deco Toys and Dolls

Materials

Metal

Toy Car and Banania Tin
Located in Woodbury, CT
Oil on panel, signed and dated 2008. French handmade wooden Delf frame, black raised panel with gold leaf. Unframed size: 18.25 inches high x 15.25 inches wide. Framed size: 25.63 in...
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Early 2000s Realist Still-life Paintings

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Oil

  • Toy Car and Banania Tin
  • Toy Car and Banania Tin
  • Toy Car and Banania Tin
  • Toy Car and Banania Tin
H 26.625 in. W 22.75 in. D 1.5 in.
Mixed Media Toy Car Primary Painting
Located in Houston, TX
Mixed Media primary tonal painting with two metal cars attached to the surface. The work is painted in yellow and red tones. The painting is signed by the artist in the bottom corner...
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Late 20th Century Modern Abstract Paintings

Materials

Mixed Media

Japanese Rusted Car Toys/Antique Figurine Object Contemporary Art Wabisabi
Located in Sammushi, JP
An old Japanese rusty car toy. It is an item from 1940 to 1970. It seems that it was left in the garden of an old folk house. It is a miracle that this remains. It has a presence co...
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Late 20th Century Japanese Showa More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

Materials

Steel

Car Mandala, Toy Cars, Kids Room Decor, Limited Edition, Blue, Red
By Paula Brett
Located in Riverdale, NY
These limited edition photographs are Mandalas made from pieces of Candy or toys or fruit. The Car Mandala is 20x20 with plexifacemount framing. It is an edition of 20. Also avail...
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2010s Contemporary Color Photography

Materials

Photographic Paper

Automobile Bronze Sculpture Car, John Kearney Auto Toy Art Chicago Modernist
By John Kearney
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
John Kearney, 1924-2014, "Auto w/4 Passengers", Bronze, signed and dated "J. Kearney Roma '68." From the estate of Dr. Adrian Zorgniotti, 1925-1994, noted American urologist, medical...
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20th Century Modern Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Red Tonal Mixed Media Abstract with Toy Cars
Located in Houston, TX
Black and peach tonal abstract painting with a crushed toy car attached to the surface of the canvas. The work is signed by the artist in the bottom corner. The canvas is framed in a...
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Late 20th Century Modern Abstract Paintings

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Mixed Media

Large Mixed Media Minimal Abstract with Toy Cars
Located in Houston, TX
Large minimal abstract painting with a green background. Attached to the surface are two toy cars surrounded by red paint and four wired bicycles surrounded in blue. The work is sign...
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Late 20th Century Modern Abstract Paintings

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Mixed Media

Mid Century Figurative Portrait of a Boy with Toy Car
By Ralph Edward Joosten
Located in Soquel, CA
Realistic mid century portrait of a boy playing with an antique toy car by Ralph Joosten (American, 1928-2009). Signed "R. Joosten" in the lower left corner. Unframed. Image 24"H x 2...
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1960s American Realist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

American Contemporary Oil of Antique/Vintage Toy Race Car Driver
Located in Fort Worth, TX
'Champion,' 2019 John Hartley discovered his life's passion while growing up in Piqua, Ohio. Encouraged to develop his talents in an academic environment, he moved to Fort Worth, Te...
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2010s American Realist Still-life Paintings

Materials

Oil, Acrylic

Scrappy (car wreck girl yellow dress toy surrealism scale nostalgia vintage)
By Rudolf Kosow
Located in Quebec, Quebec
keywords; surrealism, humour, uncanny, yellow dress, little girl, car wreck, car incident, earth tones, oil painting, figurative painting, strangeness, contemporary surrealistic, uns...
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2010s Surrealist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

American Contemporary Oil of Vintage/Antique Toy Race Car Driver by Texas Artist
Located in Fort Worth, TX
'Man Of Steel,' 2017 John Hartley discovered his life's passion while growing up in Piqua, Ohio. Encouraged to develop his talents in an academic environment, he moved to Fort Worth...
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2010s American Realist Still-life Paintings

Materials

Oil

Vintage Wooden Factory Racing Car Art Toy Mold / Pattern
Located in Oakville, CT
Vintage wooden factory car mold / pattern. Stamped "GS P7 -20-27".
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Early 20th Century North American Primitive Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Betel Motor Car Art Deco Brass Box, Collectible Toy, Children's Paint Set, 1930s
Located in Roma, IT
Patent 75086 - This is a large tobacco box with many purposes, (Child's Paint Set). Car in multicolored golden tin in classic brass. Almost new with all the original parts. Wonderful...
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Early 20th Century American Art Deco Models and Miniatures

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Metal, Brass

Citroën Torpedo Boat Tail Scale Model, Toy Car, 5HP, 1/10, France
Located in Antwerp, BE
Vintage Large Citroen 5HP Torpedo - Tresle Toy Car with boat tail. Re- issue model made by Marco France Toys in the 1970s, the model without a motor. The body of this Citroen Conv...
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Late 20th Century French Art Deco Models and Miniatures

Materials

Tin

20th Century Toy Car with Pedals
Located in Zedelgem, BE
20th century toy car with pedals, very nice patina.
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20th Century French Other Toys

Materials

Iron

  • 20th Century Toy Car with Pedals
  • 20th Century Toy Car with Pedals
  • 20th Century Toy Car with Pedals
  • 20th Century Toy Car with Pedals
H 18.51 in. W 17.72 in. D 33.47 in.
Folk Art 1930s Race Car Soap Box Derby
Located in Chicago, IL
This is an interesting car in a great color red complete with its original vintage fabric seat. The tire mechanisms look like they are from a push lawn mower.
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Vintage 1930s American Toys

  • Folk Art 1930s Race Car Soap Box Derby
  • Folk Art 1930s Race Car Soap Box Derby
  • Folk Art 1930s Race Car Soap Box Derby
  • Folk Art 1930s Race Car Soap Box Derby
H 24 in. W 49 in. D 24 in.
MG Gas Powered Model Car
Located in New York, NY
Exact replica of the real British car. Includes an article in a model car magazine dated 1950. Exceptional details throughout. This model car was built between 1945 & 1949. Made ...
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Vintage 1950s Toys

Materials

Aluminum

  • MG Gas Powered Model Car
  • MG Gas Powered Model Car
  • MG Gas Powered Model Car
  • MG Gas Powered Model Car
H 6 1/2 '' High in. W 18'' Long in. D 6 1/2'' Wide in.
Early Tin Friction Police Car
By Louis Marx and Company
Located in Sheffield, MA
Toy friction operated police car made by Louis Marx and Company in New York City in the 1930's or '40's.
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Vintage 1940s American Toys

  • Early Tin Friction Police Car
  • Early Tin Friction Police Car
  • Early Tin Friction Police Car
  • Early Tin Friction Police Car
H 6 in. W 15 in. D 6 in.
1940s Vintage English Metal Red Pedal Car
Located in Milan, IT
1940s vintage red pedal car made in England. The pedal car hood is marked number 3.
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Vintage 1940s English Mid-Century Modern Toys

Materials

Metal

  • 1940s Vintage English Metal Red Pedal Car
  • 1940s Vintage English Metal Red Pedal Car
  • 1940s Vintage English Metal Red Pedal Car
  • 1940s Vintage English Metal Red Pedal Car
H 15.36 in. W 17.33 in. D 35.44 in.
Vintage Red "Fire Truck" Children's Pedal Car
Located in OAXACA, OAXACA
Restored steel vintage red children’s fire chief pedal car circa 1950s-1960s needs some paint on the steering wheel, functional steering, solid rubber tires and plastic pedals, seat ...
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Mid-20th Century Mexican Mid-Century Modern Toys

Materials

Metal

  • Vintage Red "Fire Truck" Children's Pedal Car
  • Vintage Red "Fire Truck" Children's Pedal Car
  • Vintage Red "Fire Truck" Children's Pedal Car
  • Vintage Red "Fire Truck" Children's Pedal Car
H 23.5 in. W 17.5 in. D 44 in.
Toy Car with Sparklers
By Caleb Charland
Located in New York, NY
Edition of 15 Growing up in rural Maine, Charland spent much of his childhood helping his father renovate their family home. This work instilled in Charland an awareness of the po...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Silver Gelatin

'Children with Toy Car' by contemporary British artist Simon Quadrat
By Simon Quadrat
Located in London, GB
Simon Quadrat was born in London in 1946, the son of Jewish émigrés who separately fled Germany in the 1930s. During his school years he painted factories and desolate urban landsca...
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2010s Modern Figurative Paintings

Materials

Paint

Original Vintage Poster Creative Playthings Educational Toys Driver Toy Car Fun
Located in London, GB
Original vintage advertising poster for the Creative Playthings educational toy shop in Manhattan New York featuring a fun and colourful graphic design by the South African toymaker ...
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1970s More Prints

Materials

Paper

1930s Red Pressed Tin Toy Car
By Wyandotte
Located in Essex, MA
A sleek, streamlined 930s red painted pressed tin toy car by Wyandotte, (Michigan). Greta lines and retaining its original red painted surface.
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Toys

Materials

Tin

  • 1930s Red Pressed Tin Toy Car
  • 1930s Red Pressed Tin Toy Car
  • 1930s Red Pressed Tin Toy Car
  • 1930s Red Pressed Tin Toy Car
H 4.75 in. W 13 in. D 5 in.
Vintage Metal Toy Peddle Airplane / Car
Located in Oakville, CT
Vintage Metal Toy Peddle Car
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20th Century American Toys

Materials

Metal

19thC American Toy Cart/Car
Located in San Francisco, CA
Fantastic old toy cart. All original paint and functioning brakes, circa 1890. This is perfect coffee table height.
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Antique 19th Century American Toys

Materials

Metal

English Toy Train with Cargo Car, 1940
Located in Sheffield, MA
A very sweet antique children's toy train from England, 1940. This two-piece set has a locomotive and matching cargo car. It is made of wood and is painted a charming deep blue.  
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Vintage 1940s English Toys

Materials

Wood

Vintage Wind Up Car by Asahi Toy, 1950s
Located in Roma, IT
This is an original vintage wind up car by Asahi Toy. Vintage wind up mechanical toy car. Made in Japan by Asahi Toy in 1950s. Model special mercury 21. When in operation, d...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Toys

Materials

Metal

  • Vintage Wind Up Car by Asahi Toy, 1950s
  • Vintage Wind Up Car by Asahi Toy, 1950s
  • Vintage Wind Up Car by Asahi Toy, 1950s
  • Vintage Wind Up Car by Asahi Toy, 1950s
H 3.35 in. W 7.49 in. L 3.35 in.
Italian Mid-Century Plastic and Chrome Toy Car Mercedes-Benz SL, 1960s
Located in MIlano, IT
Italian mid-century plastic and chrome toy car Mercedes-Benz SL, 1960s Plastic toy car with chrome details and padded seats, beautiful Mercedes-Benz SL model. A unique collector's ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Toys

Materials

Metal

Rare 1950s Atom Jet #58 Tin Litho Friction Race Car Space Toy Yonezawa Japan
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
Rare 1950s Atom Jet very large tin litho friction race car made by Yonezawa Japan, over 2 feet long (27 inches). With its futuristic space age atomic Japanese design, this is one of...
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Vintage 1950s Japanese Toys

Materials

Tin

Vintage Child's Pedal Car
Located in Culver City, CA
Pressed-metal, child's pedal car
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Vintage 1950s Toys

  • Vintage Child's Pedal Car
  • Vintage Child's Pedal Car
  • Vintage Child's Pedal Car
  • Vintage Child's Pedal Car
H 21 in. W 46 in. D 16 in.
Vintage Child's Pedal Car
Located in Culver City, CA
Pressed-metal, full size child's pedal car.
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Vintage 1950s Toys

  • Vintage Child's Pedal Car
  • Vintage Child's Pedal Car
  • Vintage Child's Pedal Car
  • Vintage Child's Pedal Car
H 21 in. W 46 in. D 16 in.
Pressed Metal Pedal Car
Located in Culver City, CA
American pressed-metal, child's pedal car
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Vintage 1950s Toys

  • Pressed Metal Pedal Car
  • Pressed Metal Pedal Car
  • Pressed Metal Pedal Car
  • Pressed Metal Pedal Car
H 21 in. W 46 in. D 16 in.
Rare DOOLING Gas powered Teather car
By Dooling
Located in New York, NY
This second car that we listed is made by perhaps the most famous maker of these cars . They were a company called Dooling. This car was probably customized in the last 25 years. It ...
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Vintage 1950s American Toys

Vintage Soap Box Derby Car- Red
Located in Aurora, OR
A well oiled machine, this derby car was once the pride of some young mechanic’s life. A mid-century throwback with all of its original detailing, the rubber tires and steering mecha...
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Mid-20th Century American Other Toys

  • Vintage Soap Box Derby Car- Red
  • Vintage Soap Box Derby Car- Red
  • Vintage Soap Box Derby Car- Red
  • Vintage Soap Box Derby Car- Red
H 21 in. W 78 in. D 32 in.
Rare Teardrop shape Gas powered tether Car
Located in New York, NY
These Gas powered cars are extremely hard to find and very collectable. They have actual working gas powered engines. These were raced by serious enthusiast to compete for time.This ...
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Vintage 1950s American Toys

Materials

Aluminum

Louis Marx Milton Berle Tin Car, Mint in the Box
By Louis Marx and Company
Located in Petaluma, CA
Well, for those of us who are old enough to remember Milton Berle, he was indeed Mr. Television. This beautiful toy is in amazing condition and still has the original box. If you are...
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Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Toys

Materials

Tin

Collection of Scratch Built Gas Powered Tether Cars
By Dooling
Located in New York, NY
These cars could achieve speeds upwards of 70 miles an hour. The sport originated in the 1930's. Hobbyist would race for personal best times on a circular race track. The cars were c...
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Vintage 1940s American Toys

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Toy Car Art For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic piece of toy car art available at 1stDibs. An item from our selection of toy car art — often made from metal, plastic and wood — can elevate any home. Your living room may not be complete without a choice in our collection of toy car art — find older editions for sale from the 19th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. When you’re browsing for the right object in our assortment of toy car art, those designed in Art Deco, Folk Art and Mid-Century Modern styles are of considerable interest. Many designers have produced at least one well-made option in this array of toy car art over the years, but those crafted by ADO Toys, Ko Verzuu and Buffalo Toy & Tool Works are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much is a Toy Car Art?

Prices for a piece of toy car art can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $123 and can go as high as $27,635, while the average can fetch as much as $730.