1950s Mercedes-Benz W196 Metal Toy Car by Johann Neuhierl Fürth
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1950s Mercedes-Benz W196 Metal Toy Car by Johann Neuhierl Fürth


This beautiful 1950s metal toy car is an accurately modeled representation of the technological tour-de-force Mercedes-Benz W196 racing car, a masterpiece of streamlining. It was made by JNF -- Johann Neuhierl Fürth -- in the 1950s. Much played with over the decades, but all the wear-and-tear lends great character to this toy as an aesthetic object. With working steering. Stamped on underside: "Made in Western Germany"     


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  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 2.6 in. x W 10.6 in. x D 4.7 in.H 6.61 cm x W 26.93 cm x D 11.94 cm
  • Seller Location
    Los Angeles, CA
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Associations: 20th Century Specialists
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Located in Los Angeles, CA
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