HC&M: Holgate #257 Auto Ferry (incomplete)

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Name Holgate #257 Auto Ferry (incomplete)

Catalog ID HCM3254
Year circa 1940-1943
Description Flat ferry with chain at each end. Cabin says "AUTO FERRY" and "FARE 5c". Pre-USA decal (dt4b) on center of deck. Worn.

Originally came with three plastic (!) cars. The cars appear to be "Jewels for Playthings", introduced by Kilgore Manufacturing Co., of Westerville, Ohio, in 1936.

See 1940 catalog, page 15.

(in background of photo)
Added 2015-06-22 23:09:44 (updated 2020-01-21 23:55:04)