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Toy airplane

Toy airplane

Manufacturer / Maker: Hubley Manufacturing Company (founded 1894)

Department: History
Date: c. 1930
Medium: Die-cast and painted metal
Dimensions:
2 × 6 1/2 × 5 3/4 in. (5.1 × 16.5 × 14.6 cm)
Classification: Recreational Objects
Credit Line: Albuquerque Museum, gift of Marilee Schmit Nason
Object number: PC2012.1.1
DescriptionTAT toy airplane, by the Hubley Manufacturing Company. Die-cast painted metal, red on top with silver underbody and wings. Wheels and propellers are intact.

Transcontinental Air Transport handled mail and passenger service, and flew out of the Albuquerque (E. Mesa) Airport in 1929 up to its merging with Western Air Express (to create TWA) in 1930.
On view
Label Text:Toy T.A.T. Airplane, 1920s
Hubley Toys, Lancaster, PA
Cast iron, paint
Gift of Marilee Schmit Nason
PA2012.1.1