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Accession Number: 1975.101.211

Physical Description: Tin multi-colored Jeep with “Cherry” written on it. Jeep has 4 plastic wheel and makes the noise of a driving car when pushed.” Jeep is made of tin and has a front bumper. It seats two people and is decorated with lithograph images of cherry blossom flowers and the words cherry printed on the hood, top, and both sides. It is a two-passenger car. An image of a duck appears behind the seats and an image of a boy wearing a hat appears on the back of the car.

History of Object: Owned by Funston J. Eckdall a model car collector

Date: Between 1947 and 1960

Dimensions (in cm): 10.00 (H) 5.00 (W) 6.50 (D)

Marks/Inscriptions: [printed on the hood in cursive] Cherry || [printed on hood in white near dashboard] JEEP || [printed on the top of the car in red outlined by white] CHERRY || [printed on the sides of car in blue outlined by white] CHERRY || [in raised print at the bottom] JAPAN ||

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Associations and Subjects

    Origin, Place of: Japan
    Use, Place of: Emporia (Kan.)
    Individual: Eckdall, Funston Jonas, 1909-1969

Status: Cataloged

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