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Ice truck

Object Number: 
1968.46d
Date: 
1931
Medium: 
Iron, nickel, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 in. × 8 1/2 in. × 4 in. (7.6 × 21.6 × 10.2 cm)
Marks: 
cast: on each door of cab: "Mack" painted: below cast inscription on right side door of cab: "AN/ARCADE/TOY" stencilled: on each side of truck bed: "I C E" printed: on scrap of paper affixed to front bumper: "[illeg.] 171" stamped: on underside of tru
Description: 
Cast iron ice truck, painted blue; high hood and running boards at sides facing truck bed; step up to truck bed, with railing all along sides; cab with 2 side windows, narrow front window, and back window; details such as grilles, trademark, etc. cast on body, painted gold; nickel-plated wheels.
Gallery Label: 
Arcade manufactured a line of Mack series trucks during the 1920s and 1930s. This ice truck would have originally been sold with ice tongs and glass "ice" (See Publications).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Wilmer R. Leech
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group