HC&M: Holgate #257 "Auto Ferry", type 1

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Name Holgate #257 "Auto Ferry", type 1

Catalog ID HCM4372
Year circa 1937-1938
Description First model Auto ferry, blue with yellow, red and orange. "HOLGATE AUTO FERRY" on both sides, an an art deco typeface. Deck is varnished or lacquered, and uncharacteristically, has a small knot in the wood.

1937 catalog confirms it to originally have come with three cast Tootsie toy cars. For appropriate replacements, see Tootsietoy #113 blue Ford Wrecker and Tootsietoy #111 green Ford Sedan.
Added 2020-02-22 15:38:03 (updated 2020-07-16 11:41:28)
Dimensions 10.5x4.875x2.75