Prewar – Pratt & Letchworth Fire Pumper

Manufacturer: Pratt & Letchwort Country: USA Mfg Code: Type: Cast iron Horse drawn fire pumper floor toy Designation: Scale: n/a Dimensions: Circa: Color: Multicolored Length: Description: I received  a call about a month ago from a women that I had dealt with before.  She said she had a couple of cast iron toys for sale.  […]

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Prewar – Pratt & Letchworth Hose Reel

Manufacturer: Pratt & Letchworth Mfg Code: Type: Horse drawn hose reel Designation: Scale: n/a Dimensions: 14 1/2″ long Circa: 1836-1923 Color: Multicolored Length: Cast iron hose reel.  This toy came with either single or double horses.  The driver is not original to this toy.

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Prewar – Buffalo Cast Iron Train

This is a Buffalo brand cast iron floor train.  This is another oddity for me in that it is not a prototypical model train, but it is antique and really neat!  Cast iron toys were popular in the United States in the late 1800s and early 1900s.   Locomotives were often modeled after the “American” 4-4-0 […]

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