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Tin plate toy driver for toy tractor

Driver for toy tractor, part of tractor, tin plate, made by Mettoy, England, c. 1955 Driver for toy tractor made in tin plate. Figure wears a cream shirt and blue pants and there are three protruding parts on the base that allow the piece to fit into the matching toy tractor.

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(Accession num: 85/2567-5)

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tractor, farmer, wheels, engine, vehicle, locomotion, hat, lorry, tin toy, tractor, 20th century, tin, metal, miniature, tractor, red and yellow tractor, farm, farming, tractor driver, farm machinery, wooden toy, car, person, stripe pattern

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Summary: This Tin plate tractor was made by Mettoy CO etd in England in 1955. Tractors like this one was made from 1950-1960. The prossess of making tin toys are the same type of casting you use for making almost everything around us today.
Source: http://www.powerhousemuseum.com/collection/database/?irn=41507&utm_source=api&utm_medium=api&utm_campaign=0013b65664cc0df, Lars Atle Lauvås: tin solider maker in Bergen, Norway

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