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Large Hillman 8.9 Hp 1913 Model Car of Dr. H. Crippen, Handcrafted, 1960s
Located in Antwerp, BE
Large handcrafted model car type baby Hillman 8.9 HP from 1913. This handmade old-timer model, Classic car Marquette was made circa 1960s. On the trunk or doctor's bag at the back ...
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Mid-20th Century English Mid-Century Modern Models and Miniatures

Materials

Metal, Brass

Red Racer Car Model, Racer Toy, thick heavy Rubber , 1940s
Located in Antwerp, BE
Thick Red Rubber Racing Toy Car - Racer Model Car . This Racer Car with Pilot dates circa 1940s. Type : Ferrari - Maserati - Mercedes-Benz Race Car. Black rubber Tires with Metal Hu...
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Mid-20th Century European Grand Tour Models and Miniatures

Materials

Metal

1963 Chrysler Concept Turbine Car Promotional Model with Box
By Elwood Engel, Chrysler Corporation
Located in Ferndale, MI
Chrysler promotional model of Elwood Engel designed turbine concept car. Vehicle did go to limited production of fifty five units. The bodies were built by Ghia in Turin Italy shippe...
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Vintage 1960s American Space Age Models and Miniatures

Materials

Plastic

Citroën Torpedo Boat Tail Scale Model, Toy Car, 5HP, 1/10, France
Located in Antwerp, BE
Vintage Large Citroen 5HP Torpedo - Tresle Toy Car with boat tail. Re- issue model made by Marco France Toys in the 1970s, the model without a motor. The body of this Citroen Conv...
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Late 20th Century French Art Deco Models and Miniatures

Materials

Tin

1950s 'Maserati' Tether Car
Located in London, GB
A wonderful tether car model produced by E & M (The Experimental and Model Co.) of Coventry with engine and ‘Maserati style' bodywork and radiator grill. This particular model is in ...
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Vintage 1950s English Models and Miniatures

Materials

Aluminum

  • 1950s 'Maserati' Tether Car
  • 1950s 'Maserati' Tether Car
  • 1950s 'Maserati' Tether Car
  • 1950s 'Maserati' Tether Car
H 6.75 in. W 19 in. D 8 in.
Toy Hot Rod Roadster Tether Car
By All American Co.
Located in Ferndale, MI
Based on a 1930 Model A. Mfr by the all American company. This Hot Rod was made in the 1950s as part of the tether car craze. Sometimes cut up with gas engines installed. This piece ...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Models and Miniatures

Materials

Metal

  • Toy Hot Rod Roadster Tether Car
  • Toy Hot Rod Roadster Tether Car
  • Toy Hot Rod Roadster Tether Car
  • Toy Hot Rod Roadster Tether Car
H 3.5 in. W 5 in. D 9 in.
Large 1940s Magnesium Bodied Indianapolis style Tether Race Car
Located in Ferndale, MI
Large 1940s magnesium bodied tether race car. Speed chief.
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Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Models and Miniatures

Materials

Aluminum, Other

Dooling 'Mercury Front Drive' Rail Track Tether Car, circa 1940
Located in London, GB
A Fine example of the last of the Dooling Mercury series of cars. It was made in the autumn of 1940 and was known as the Front Drive, or Second Series Front Drive. The body is a one ...
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Vintage 1940s American Models and Miniatures

Materials

Aluminum

Compulsion Gallery Pewter Medium 1939 Mercedes Benz 540K Special Roadster Car
Located in London, GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this lovely original Pewter plated medium sized Compulsion gallery 1939 Mercedes-Benz 540K Special Roadster This is a medium size, it’s in perfe...
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20th Century English Modern Models and Miniatures

Materials

Pewter

Betel Motor Car Art Deco Brass Box, Collectible Toy, Children's Paint Set, 1930s
Located in Roma, IT
Patent 75086 - This is a large tobacco box with many purposes, (Child's Paint Set). Car in multicolored golden tin in classic brass. Almost new with all the original parts. Wonderful...
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Early 20th Century American Art Deco Models and Miniatures

Materials

Metal, Brass

Large American Folk Art Tin Train with Locomotive Engine Coal Car and Caboose
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This large American Folk Art metal train with a locomotive engine which measures 30.5 inches long, coal car which measures 14 inches long and caboose 22 inches long.
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Mid-20th Century American Models and Miniatures

Euréka Pedal Car Model Delahaye, France, 1950s
By Euréka
Located in Antwerp, BE
Euréka Pedal Car model Delahaye. This 1950s metal pedal car toy was made in France by Eureka. It's attributed to the Classic Car Delahaye 135. This Eureka Toy Car has Model Junior...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Toys and Dolls

Materials

Metal

  • Euréka Pedal Car Model Delahaye, France, 1950s
  • Euréka Pedal Car Model Delahaye, France, 1950s
  • Euréka Pedal Car Model Delahaye, France, 1950s
  • Euréka Pedal Car Model Delahaye, France, 1950s
H 18.12 in. W 53.15 in. D 20.48 in.
1970s Italian Sterling Silver Car Models or Table Ornaments
By UnoAErre
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
These impressive vintage Italian cast sterling silver table ornaments have been realistically modelled in the form of two early 20th century automobiles. The first piece reflects ...
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20th Century Italian Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver, Sterling Silver

French Model of a Glass Car by Daum, circa 1980
By Daum, Xavier Froissart
Located in London, London
A rare model race car designed by Xavier Froissart and realized by Daum, France, circa 1985. A mixture of frosted and polished glass give a wonderful texture to this sculpture, recal...
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20th Century French Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Glass

  • French Model of a Glass Car by Daum, circa 1980
  • French Model of a Glass Car by Daum, circa 1980
  • French Model of a Glass Car by Daum, circa 1980
  • French Model of a Glass Car by Daum, circa 1980
H 3.94 in. W 14.57 in. D 6.3 in.
Early Racing Car Model, Indianapolis Type, Brass and Wood, Automobilia
Located in Buenos Aires, Olivos
Fantastic vintage racing car, the Indianapolis type. Very nice done. Handmade. Perfect for any Automobilia, or Car Mascot - Hood Ornament collector. Very good conditions. Just got a ...
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Early 20th Century American Art Deco More Desk Accessories

Materials

Brass

20th Century Italians Sterling Silver Model of Car Alfa Romeo 8C 2300
By Creazioni Sacchetti
Located in VALENZA, IT
Sterling silver car model of the famous 1933 Italian Alfa Romeo 8C2300 convertible The processing was made in fusion and finished with chisel Alfa Romeo 8C is the name of a serie...
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1990s Italian Other Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

20th Century Italian Sterling Silver Car Model of Lancia Aurelia B24
By La Medusa Oro
Located in VALENZA, IT
Reproduction in sterling silver of Lancia Aurelia B24, 1955. The Aurelia B24 Lancia is the famous one used in the film "Il Sorpasso" with the actors Vittorio Gassman and Jean Loui...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Other Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

1970s Sterling Silver Presentation Model Car
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive vintage Elizabeth II English cast sterling silver model car with a presentation plinth; an addition to our ornamental related silverware collectio...
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Vintage 1970s English Models and Miniatures

Materials

Silver

Chrysler Experimental Turbine Promotional Model Car
By Elwood Engel
Located in Ferndale, MI
Chrysler Experimental Turbine Promotional Model Car. Elwood Engel Led Team of Designers for Chrysler, Body by Ghia. 55 cars were built 1963-64 shown at ' 64 Worlds Fair
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Vintage 1960s American Models and Miniatures

1950s F500 Ferrari Model Car
By M.L.B.
Located in London, GB
A terrific 1950s model Ferrari F500 F2: During the 1952 season Alberto Ascari and his Ferrari F500 F2 were in a class of their own; he dominated the world championship, winning each ...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Models and Miniatures

Materials

Aluminum

  • 1950s F500 Ferrari Model Car
  • 1950s F500 Ferrari Model Car
  • 1950s F500 Ferrari Model Car
  • 1950s F500 Ferrari Model Car
H 6.75 in. W 21.5 in. L 6.75 in.
Prototype Concept Car Model
Located in Ferndale, MI
Prototype Concept Car Model, Wood and Aluminum, Lacquer Finish
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20th Century American Models and Miniatures

  • Prototype Concept Car Model
  • Prototype Concept Car Model
  • Prototype Concept Car Model
  • Prototype Concept Car Model
H 2.5 in. W 11 in.
Futuristic Hovercraft Car Model
By Syd Mead
Located in New York, NY
A wonderful futuristic hovercraft model attributed to Syd Mead, the props designer for the SciFi classic, Blade Runner.
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Vintage 1960s American Models and Miniatures

Materials

Mixed Media

  • Futuristic Hovercraft Car Model
  • Futuristic Hovercraft Car Model
  • Futuristic Hovercraft Car Model
  • Futuristic Hovercraft Car Model
H 12 in. W 21 in. D 8 in.
Early Technical Model Car from the Beginning of the 20th Century
Located in Greding, DE
Early technical model car dating from the beginning of the 20th century.
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Early 20th Century Models and Miniatures

Materials

Mahogany

American Racing Car Shelf Art Shop Display Motor Car Model
Located in Longdon, Tewkesbury
An unusual and unique large American shelf art shop display scratch built model motor car. The car made from sheet metal, with copper detailing and a small non-functional engine, loo...
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20th Century American Industrial Models and Miniatures

Materials

Metal

Two-Tone Art Deco Car Model
Located in Pasadena, CA
This Art Deco car model is perfectly crafted of four different kinds of wood: oak for the body, rosewood for the fenders, walnut for the headlights and bubenga for the headlights.
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Models and Miniatures

Materials

Bubinga, Oak, Rosewood

  • Two-Tone Art Deco Car Model
  • Two-Tone Art Deco Car Model
  • Two-Tone Art Deco Car Model
  • Two-Tone Art Deco Car Model
H 5 in. W 14.5 in. D 4.63 in.
M&E Models Wasp Tether Car, circa 1940s
Located in London, GB
The Wasp was a tether car model produced by M&E Models of Exmouth from the late 1940s with 'Bugatti style' bodywork and radiator grille and originally with a C-class capacity engine....
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Vintage 1940s British Models and Miniatures

Materials

Metal

  • M&E Models Wasp Tether Car, circa 1940s
  • M&E Models Wasp Tether Car, circa 1940s
  • M&E Models Wasp Tether Car, circa 1940s
  • M&E Models Wasp Tether Car, circa 1940s
H 5 in. W 14.25 in. D 6.25 in.
American Style Racing Car Shelf Art Shop Display Motor Car Model
Located in Longdon, Tewkesbury
An unusual and unique large American style shelf art, shop display scratch built model motor car. The car made from sheet metal, with copper detailing and a small non-functional engi...
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20th Century Models and Miniatures

Materials

Metal

ERA Tether Car Model by M&E, circa 1948
Located in London, GB
A rare ERA (English Racing Automobiles) 'Tether Car' model produced by M&E Models of Exmouth, circa 1948. The company specialised in commercial model manufacturing and in 1947 introd...
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Vintage 1940s British Models and Miniatures

Materials

Aluminum, Steel

  • ERA Tether Car Model by M&E, circa 1948
  • ERA Tether Car Model by M&E, circa 1948
  • ERA Tether Car Model by M&E, circa 1948
  • ERA Tether Car Model by M&E, circa 1948
H 6.50 in. W 19 in. D 8.25 in.
Compulsion Gallery Pewter Large Aston Martin DBR1 Car Model 1959 Le Mans Racing
Located in London, GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this lovely original Pewter plated large compulsion gallery Aston Martin Le Mans 24 hour race DBR1 1959 This is the largest I have ever seen, it...
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20th Century English Modern Models and Miniatures

Materials

Pewter

Streamlined Wood Race Car
Located in Peekskill, NY
This aerodynamic designed race car must have been very futuristic for its time. I believe this was a large and early tether car. There is still an inside cable to work the steering ...
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Early 20th Century American Futurist Models and Miniatures

  • Streamlined Wood Race Car
  • Streamlined Wood Race Car
  • Streamlined Wood Race Car
  • Streamlined Wood Race Car
H 9.5 in. W 14 in. D 36 in.
Streamlined Wood Race Car
Located in Peekskill, NY
This aerodynamic designed race car must have been very futuristic for its time. I believe this was a large and early tether car. There is still an inside cable to work the steering ...
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Early 20th Century American Futurist Models and Miniatures

  • Streamlined Wood Race Car
  • Streamlined Wood Race Car
  • Streamlined Wood Race Car
  • Streamlined Wood Race Car
H 9.5 in. W 14 in. D 36 in.
M&E 'Wasp' Bugatti-style Tether Car
Located in London, GB
The Wasp was a tether car model produced by M&E Models of Exmouth with a C-class capacity engine and 'Bugatti style' bodywork and radiator grill. This particular model is in exce...
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Mid-20th Century British Models and Miniatures

  • M&E 'Wasp' Bugatti-style Tether Car
  • M&E 'Wasp' Bugatti-style Tether Car
  • M&E 'Wasp' Bugatti-style Tether Car
  • M&E 'Wasp' Bugatti-style Tether Car
H 5 in. W 14.25 in. D 6.25 in.
Vintage Mattel Toy Dream Cars
By Mattel
Located in Palm Springs, CA
A set of three plastic and steel futuristic toy cars made by Mattel in 1953. Friction powered front axles. Metal accents are chrome-plated steel. These are all complete with steering...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Models and Miniatures

Materials

Steel

  • Vintage Mattel Toy Dream Cars
  • Vintage Mattel Toy Dream Cars
  • Vintage Mattel Toy Dream Cars
  • Vintage Mattel Toy Dream Cars
H 3 in. W 10.5 in. D 5.25 in.
Vintage Pedal Car Rosca, Italy
By Rosca
Located in Antwerp, BE
Metal pedal car made by Rosca Italy in the 1960s. Based on Italian road car Fiat 2100.  
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Mid-20th Century Italian Models and Miniatures

Materials

Metal

  • Vintage Pedal Car Rosca, Italy
  • Vintage Pedal Car Rosca, Italy
  • Vintage Pedal Car Rosca, Italy
  • Vintage Pedal Car Rosca, Italy
H 19.69 in. W 43.31 in. D 19.69 in.
Pair of Art Deco Car Mascots
By Jacques Cartier
Located in Girona, ES
Rare pair of silver plated bronze elephants with marble bases. Stamped Jacques Cartier (France 1907-2001). France, circa 1932.
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Models and Miniatures

Materials

Marble

  • Pair of Art Deco Car Mascots
  • Pair of Art Deco Car Mascots
  • Pair of Art Deco Car Mascots
  • Pair of Art Deco Car Mascots
H 5.52 in. W 6.3 in. D 2.37 in.
1950s Soap Box Derby Racing Car
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Here is a rare piece of Americana, a Mid-Century soap box derby racing car with sophisticated craftsmanship and classic form. The sleek body is gold lacquer. The interior is an unexp...
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20th Century American Sporting Art Models and Miniatures

Materials

Metal

  • 1950s Soap Box Derby Racing Car
  • 1950s Soap Box Derby Racing Car
  • 1950s Soap Box Derby Racing Car
  • 1950s Soap Box Derby Racing Car
H 24 in. W 76 in. D 32 in.
1950s Triang Racer Metal Pedal Car
Located in Antwerp, BE
Vintage Triang / Tri-Ang pressed steel racer pedal car.  
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Mid-20th Century British Industrial Models and Miniatures

Materials

Steel

  • 1950s Triang Racer Metal Pedal Car
  • 1950s Triang Racer Metal Pedal Car
  • 1950s Triang Racer Metal Pedal Car
  • 1950s Triang Racer Metal Pedal Car
H 22.05 in. W 47.25 in. D 18.51 in.
Electra ‘Buck 2A’ Tether Car, circa 1947
Located in London, GB
The car comprises of a ‘Buck 2A’ chassis kit by Electra with hand made polished metal bodywork. A 6cc Stentor engine drives through a clutch providing power to a rear axle. Wheels an...
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Vintage 1940s British Models and Miniatures

Materials

Aluminum

  • Electra ‘Buck 2A’ Tether Car, circa 1947
  • Electra ‘Buck 2A’ Tether Car, circa 1947
  • Electra ‘Buck 2A’ Tether Car, circa 1947
  • Electra ‘Buck 2A’ Tether Car, circa 1947
H 6.25 in. W 18.75 in. D 8.63 in.
Italian Pedal Cars Book by Alberto Lavit
Located in Antwerp, BE
If you like Italian pedal cars, you should own this book! Pedal Cars Story of Italian Pedal Cars and Others. Nice pictures, descriptions and history of the different models of the ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Models and Miniatures

Materials

Paper

  • Italian Pedal Cars Book by Alberto Lavit
  • Italian Pedal Cars Book by Alberto Lavit
  • Italian Pedal Cars Book by Alberto Lavit
  • Italian Pedal Cars Book by Alberto Lavit
H 10.83 in. W 9.85 in. D 0.6 in.
Grand Prix Ferrari Pedal Car by Giordani, Italy.
By Giordani
Located in Vlimmeren, BE
This old original Grand Prix Ferrari Pedal Car was made by Giordani in Italy and can be dated in the 1950s. The car is rather damaged but still it is a very decorative piece: the red...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Models and Miniatures

Materials

Metal

  • Grand Prix Ferrari Pedal Car by Giordani, Italy.
  • Grand Prix Ferrari Pedal Car by Giordani, Italy.
  • Grand Prix Ferrari Pedal Car by Giordani, Italy.
  • Grand Prix Ferrari Pedal Car by Giordani, Italy.
H 20.48 in. W 59.06 in. D 24.41 in.
Ferrari Electric Child's Car by Letizia of Italy
Located in Chicago, IL
This extremely rare and unusual Ferrarina PT Letizia, although not a full sized automobile was manufactured in Italy in the early 1960’s by Letizia, a company started by Enzo Monari,...
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Models and Miniatures

Materials

Steel

1960s Extra Large Racing Car Toy with Driver
Located in Antwerp, BE
Awesome large 30.71 inch - 78 cm!! Pull toy racing car - Plastic racer - Race toy car with driver - Red racer car - Formule car - Circuit racer This 1960s toy car was probably mad...
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Mid-20th Century Unknown Mid-Century Modern Models and Miniatures

Materials

Plastic

  • 1960s Extra Large Racing Car Toy with Driver
  • 1960s Extra Large Racing Car Toy with Driver
  • 1960s Extra Large Racing Car Toy with Driver
  • 1960s Extra Large Racing Car Toy with Driver
H 8.67 in. W 30.71 in. L 8.67 in.
20th Century Austin J40 Child’s Pedal Car
Located in London, GB
This superb and absolutely gorgeous child’s pedal car in the form of an Austin J40 is a numbered limited edition and restored in full working order. This child’s pedal car is a model...
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Mid-20th Century English Models and Miniatures

Materials

Metal

  • 20th Century Austin J40 Child’s Pedal Car
  • 20th Century Austin J40 Child’s Pedal Car
  • 20th Century Austin J40 Child’s Pedal Car
  • 20th Century Austin J40 Child’s Pedal Car
H 23.50 in. W 27.25 in. D 60 in.
Compulsion Gallery Pewter Mercedes Benz W196 300SLR 1954-55 Racing Car Small
Located in London, GB
We are delighted to this lovely original Pewter-plated small sized Compulsion gallery 1939 Mercedes-Benz W196 300SLR racing car model This is a small size, it’s in perfect vintage...
Category

20th Century English Modern Models and Miniatures

Materials

Pewter

Art Deco Rosewood Model Car
Located in Antwerp, BE
An exceptional, fine and impressive vintage display palisander and chrome model car with tambour top which slide neatly away, the interior can be use for small items.
Category

Vintage 1930s Danish Art Deco More Furniture and Collectibles

Materials

Chrome

  • Art Deco Rosewood Model Car
  • Art Deco Rosewood Model Car
  • Art Deco Rosewood Model Car
  • Art Deco Rosewood Model Car
H 3.55 in. W 8.67 in. D 3.94 in.
Rare Mid-Century French Wooden Box Citroen DS Model Car Design
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rare 1960s French Mid-Century decorative lidded box featuring a car. This varnish wood box is a stylized version of the iconic French Citroen DS. Sliding lid covered with dark green ...
Category

Vintage 1960s French Mid-Century Modern Decorative Boxes

Materials

Aluminum, Copper

Midcentury French Carved and Metal Painted Vintage Model Car with Canvas Top
Located in Dallas, TX
Decorate a man's office or a little boy's room with this vintage model car. Crafted in France, circa 1970, the Classic, miniature car stands on rubber tires with a spare wheel attach...
Category

Mid-20th Century French Toys and Dolls

Materials

Metal

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Find a variety of model cars available on 1stDibs. The range of distinct model cars — often made from metal, plastic and rubber — can elevate any home. Model cars have long been popular, with older editions for sale from the 20th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 20th Century. Art Deco, Mid-Century Modern and Modern model cars are consistently popular styles. Model cars have been a part of the life’s work for many furniture makers, but those produced by All American Co. Chrysler Corporation and Daum are consistently popular.

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