Londontoy T3 Caboose

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This is the Londontoy T3 Caboose originally issued circa 1947 in red. It is 82mm long (including couplings), 20mm wide and 38mm high.

It is a one piece casting with all detail such as ladder, steps, wheels, body lines and trim, etc. cast into the metal. Each side has "417" cast on it. There is no glazing or base to the model. On the under-side the model carries the legend "Made in Canada, Londontoy, T-3" cast on four lines in the centre of the casting. The mold number "3" is cast under the rear steps area. The wheels are made of pressed paper or cardboard on flat axles that pass through the wheels and are pinch-clamped to the flat columns that protrude from the body of the model.

First seen in a catalogue dated 1947, this item is thought to have been issued circa late 1947.

Item: 3824