Tomte Toys B-3 Red Model
Red Fire Engine Type 500
"New" Modern Model - Made in Red Vinyl
Production Years ca. 1960-70-ties
Red Body - Yellow Wheels with Chromed - Ventilated Hub-Caps
Length ca. 25 cm (25,3) Weight ca 238 grams -
Made by Tomte Lærdal Stavanger Norway
(Remarks. Also made one version in red with red tyres - later editon)
A lot of these on the market today are sold as "Pink" - they easy fade in sun and daylight!
Axels easy rusted in contact with water - as well as rusted hub-caps!
Children played with these under all condition - inside
and outside in sun and rain!
Very Solid Toys - Made to be played rough with - Made to last!
Ref. Check colour underneath (Pink version, faded red with yellow wheels)
(Ref. Orange model with blue tyres - se B-3 Orange - often mistaken
for red/pink or rev.)