London, South Kensington
18 May 1995
A rare Asahi Toy Co. Ltd. (A.T.C) Chrysler Imperial,
friction-drive painted tinplate, finished in metallic blue with chrome trim and lithographed cream tinplate seats, in original box, circa 1962 (G-E, some rusting to radiator grille, lacks one wing mirror, small factory dent to rear wing, box P, torn, creased, parts of sides missing) --15½in. (39cm.) long
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See Yesterdays Toy No.2, T.Kitahara, pub. Chronicle, p.89, fig.180.
Cars, T.Kitihara, pub. Chronicle, p.42, fig.79.
Collecting Tin Toys, Dale Kelley, pub. New Cavendish, p.49, fig.71.
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