Nearly 800 Pedal Cars up for Sale in a Single Auction This Month

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  • They mightiness person been toys once, but classical pedal cars tin present beryllium considered collector's items, and Mecum Auctions volition effort to unload hundreds of them astatine an auction aboriginal this month.
  • The batch comes from Elmer's Auto & Toy Museum and includes immoderate that are 100 years old, immoderate that are successful comparatively archetypal condition, and others that person been heavy restored oregon modified.
  • Aside from the pedal cars, Mecum volition besides beryllium selling 120 classical cars arsenic portion of this auction, including a 1964 Amphicar 770.

    Pedal car enthusiasts retired determination mightiness privation to commencement measuring their disposable storage. The Elmer’s Auto & Toy Museum is selling a important information of its collection done Mecum Auctions aboriginal this month, and the batch includes astir 800 classical pedal cars.

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    elmer's car  and artifact  depository  pedal car   display

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    Some of these classics are 100 years old, similar a 1920s Steelcraft Buick pedal car oregon a 1927 American National Lincoln pedal car with galore archetypal parts similar the windshield frame, hood ornament, and spare disc tire. The existent bid is $100. The 1950s Hamilton Jeep Wrecker with 2 horns (obviously large for kids) and an AMF Red Mustang besides caught our eye.

    Most of the pedal cars up for auction person been updated and repainted implicit the years. If you're reasoning of getting these not to beryllium kept arsenic a collectible but for kids to really thrust on, we deliberation the pedal airplanes—basically pedal cars with stubby small wings connected the sides—or pedal cars with airplanes painted connected their sides, similar the bluish and achromatic Strato-Flite pedal car pictured below, mightiness bash the trick. If the small ones bask role-playing big work, past possibly cheque retired the customized Mack C-Cab pedal car painted to look similar a Conoco lipid truck.

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    If your tastes tally much to pedal cars that aren't pedal cars anymore, Elmer's Auto & Toy Museum has you covered with a Champion model that has been restored and past modified and turned into a remote-control (RC) car. It adjacent comes with a doll "driver."

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    There are astir 2000 items from Elmer's Auto & Toy Museum included successful the auction lot, including plentifulness without immoderate reserve limit. Aside from the pedal cars, determination are much than 230 bicycles and tricycles and astir 120 sleds, carriages, and ride-on toys. A fistful of classical full-size vehicles, astir 120, volition besides beryllium sold.

    The auction runs from September 14–17. Bidders tin sanction their terms successful person, via phone, oregon connected the Internet but indispensable beryllium registered earlier bidding. New ride-on pedal cars tin outgo anyplace betwixt $100 and $1000.

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