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Die-Cast Toy Cars from the 1920s-1960s

Ben Marks over at Collector’s Weekly has put together a wonderful post about racing models, from the ’20s to the ’60s. The post has wonderful photos that demonstrate that these toys were clearly played hard. The photos are a real drawn but read the article to hear from collector Michael Spengler who explains how German kids amped up their races with catapults and putty.

Image from Collector's Weekly

1951 Maserati GP, Low Miles, Needs Paint [via] Collector’s Weekly


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