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Kidillac pedal car

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Kidillac pedal car
Gift of Elmer & Bernadette Duellman and Elmer's Auto & Toy Museum

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City and Suburb: Chicago and Park Forest, Illinois, 1950s
City and Suburb: Chicago and Park Forest, Illinois, 1950s — Moving In

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Kidillac pedal car
Kidillac pedal car


Kidillac pedal car
Kidillac pedal car


Kidillac pedal car
Catalog #: 2003.0286.01, Accession #: 2003.0286
Currently on display
From the Smithsonian Collection
Child's pedal car, made by Garton Manufacturing about 1953.
Physical Description
Artifact. Child's pedal car toy. Steel-bodied with solid rubber tires. Two-toned paint scheme, pink and black. Un-restored condition. 47" L x 18" H x 18" W.
Details
Date Made:
About 1953
Credit:
Gift of Elmer & Bernadette Duellman and Elmer's Auto & Toy Museum
History
Garton Manufacturing introduced its Kidillac pedal car in 1950, with a suggestion of tail fins inspired by the newly designed post-World War II Cadillac automobiles.
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Manufacturer
Garton Manufacturing


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