Tip Truck (Wells-Brimtoy 61)

From The Brighton Toy and Model Index
Exhibit

Tip Truck (Wells-Brimtoy 61)

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location:

Arch Two , Area 17
Toy Variety (display)


1951


A green and cream long-bonnet lithographed tinplate toy Tip Truck, from Wells-Brimtoy, identical to the version shown in their 1951 catalogue, as model No.61 .

The underside of the toy has a typical Wells clockwork mechanism with thin large-diameter gears and a wound helical wire spring.

model 61, Tip Truck, from the 1951 Wells-Brimtoy catalogue


References

  • Marguerite Fawdry, British Tin Toys (New Cavendish, 1990), p207 ISBN 0904568865 – includes a reproduction of the 1951 Wells-Brimtoy catalogue, with an illustration of the tipper truck.