Rare Metalcraft

Welcome to the 'Rare Metalcraft' section! We will be featuring rare Metalcraft toys with photos when possible, for you to use as a reference guide.


Updated October 2015



Baby Ruth, Circa 1931 - 1933.

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Two rare Metalcrafts take a drive to the train station.



Buster Brown Shoes - St. Louis (Andrew Tolch collection)


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Commercial Tire Truck (Andrew Tolch collection)


Mol's Grocery Huckster truck, 1933 - 35 ? Promotional item, possibly a prototype only, no photo.




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The rare Von Eiff (VonEiff) Drayer Chocolates Truck.
ONLY TWO known examples have survived.
This was part of the American Beauty Candy Stores in Missouri.
I was told by a Von Eiff family member they started making chocolate in Germany in the 1880's.


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Metalcraft Zeppelin in green. This style Zep also comes in orange, yellow and a plain steel finish.


Scooters by Metalcraft.........



Metalcraft Kroger 3-Wheel Scooter.

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The IGA Grocery Scootaway scooter, circa 1929


Hamilton - Brown Shoes

I do not have a photo of the scooter body but it is dark green, with the name Hamilton-Brown Shoes on the wooden handle.
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Other RARE METALCRAFTS


Photo courtesy of the Andrew Tolch collection
A Metalcraft prototype, circa 1934.




Metalcraft Forbes Farm Truck





The HOOSIER Dump Truck, with swinging doors on each end.


rare metalcraft Heinz pickles pressed steel toy truck advertising toy picture

Rare, Heinz 57 Stake Truck, the fore-runner to the common huckster-box truck




ALL photos copyright the Andrew Tolch LLC collection. Permission must be cleared in writing before use.
c.2015


C. 2016