Toy Car

Title

Toy Car

Subject

Toy, Trundle

Description

Yellow toy car. The car has never been used, still in its box with packing paper and instructions. 1-Rectangle cardboard box with lid held together with staples. Yellow sticker on the side and “1548” stamped in blue. Paper inside the box stuffed around the toy car. /2-Rectangle paper with instructions for the toy car in French and English with pictures. /3- Small silver key that winds up the toy car. /4- Yellow car with windows cut out. Blue lines are drawn around the doors, hood and trunk. Headlights and grill are drawn on in silver. “Renault” is written on rear license plate. Right rear fender has silver diamond shape with “4 cv” written in red. Wheels are silver with red rims and black rubber tires. Silver undercarriage.

History:
Renault toy factory donated toy cars to the Merci Train for every boxcar. This represents that not only were adult impacted by the wars, but children too.

Creator

Tabatha Butler Photographer

Source

1949.3.80/1-4

Publisher

Idaho State Historical Society

Date

Circa 1949

Contributor

Idaho State Historical Society

Rights

Idaho State Historical Society

Relation

Still images of toy car in Merci Train

Format

Height: /1-3” /4-2.5” Width:/1-3” /2-5.25” /3-1 3/8” /4-3” Length:/1-7.25” /2-8.25” /3-2” /4-7”

Language

English, French

Type

Still image

Identifier

1949.3.80/1-4

Coverage

Idaho State Historical Society

Files

1949.3.80d.JPG
1949.3.80e.JPG
1949.3.80c.JPG
Date Added
December 14, 2011
Collection
Idaho Merci Train Collection
Item Type
Still Image
Citation
Tabatha Butler Photographer , “Toy Car,” Idaho Merci Train, accessed August 17, 2022, https://idahomercitrain.omeka.net/items/show/48.