Thursday, October 14, 2010

Russian Service Station

Gas Station, Filling Station, Service Station -any way you slice or dice it, it's still Gas N' Go. These tin-litho Service Stations from Russia had been cropping up on eBay all year and as a tin-litho fan I couldn't pass it up.  There's one small twist to this toy though.  It's not just a gas station but an emergency response center as well.  You'll notice there's a dump truck, a police car, and perhaps a paramedic or some other form of first aid vehicle.  What's also unusual is that the vehicles are mostly tin-litho versus plastic.  For size comparison, there's a photo towards the end showing a Marx Take-a-part sedan alongside one of the set vehicles.  Hope you enjoy enjoy the photos.  Dasvidania!