Archive for June, 2011
A common factor to the success of an Invention is demand, which John J. Tokeim recognized during the Depression. The Demand for more efficient and less expensive Gasoline Pumps continued to increase. And so, as the Demand increased, so did Tokeim’s design and manufacturing of more innovative pumps. Featured here, is a similar design of just one of the many Antique Gas Pump he created in the 20′s and 30′s; with old-time working Quartz clock and illuminated Glass Globe, Rubber-hose and cast metal handle. Will make a striking attractive piece, in any Office, Game-room or Restaurant.
At first glance you might think this Oldies Jukebox is a Radio only. If you take another look, you’ll find this Gem will certainly whip your Malt! While Nostalgia beams on the exterior, the interior is full of all the modern technologies.
This stunning Oldies Jukebox, Rocks w/ AM/FM Radio, CD Player, reads MP3 and WAV Files, and iPod Docking Station. To complete the musical ambiance, Crosley Radio has accented the CR12-2 w/ color shifting Led Lighting, Stereo Speakers, Remote Control and Mahogany Exterior finish. Only Bobby Socks need be replaced, from being Blown Away !
At Pedal Car Express we feature a wide selection of Antique Toy Pedal Cars with an ” Attitude”, an Attitude of “Joy”- from the 55′ Classic Chevy’s to the Jalopy PedalCars, Pedal Fire Trucks, Pedal Racers, Police Sedans, Sadface Pedal Cars, Taxi’s and more.
Check out our 1932 Yellow Tow Truck Roadster, typical of our quality Antique Toy Pedal Cars featuring – ball-bearing wheel drives, adjustable pedal assembly, chrome Hub-Caps, brilliant Powder-Coat finish and associated graphics. Your ‘Lil’ Tyke can go to work w/pivot tailgate and lift-hook w/locking crank. Truly a Pedal Car Gem, will bring a “Happy Face” and become an Heirloom for life.
I can remember as a child, seeing High-School teenagers carrying their portable Boom boxes onto the city Buses, Rock-in to the tunes along Motown Way; later many of these students would become Oakland Raiders. Music lovers have always wanted to tote their music along for the Idle moments. Today- Crosley Radio offers portable USB Turntables that features USB hookup Analog-to-Digital transfer, with cord free enjoyment. State-of-Art clear sound, Crosley Radio offers several models here, that allows you to re-capture your old tunes from LP and Cassette to CD- by simply pushing a button.
When your Junior Engineer steps into one of our charming Pedal Fire Trucks, they can pretend monitoring guages and meters that measure speed, amperage, battery charge and air pressure in brake-lines. Who can know-perhaps one day they’ll want to join the International Association of Fire-fighters.
This Antique Pedal Fire Truck features: ball-bearing wheel drive, wooden ladders, chrome steering-wheel, windshield, Fire-bell and hub-caps, high luster Powder-Coat finish and custom graphics. Surely- this Pedal Car Toy will be a Joy to pedal for any child.
I can remember in the 60′s working at a local Amusement Park on the Pacific Coast, in one of their charming Ice Cream Parlors, serving up delicious creamy flavors, organic hamburgers and ice cold Malts; then partaking of the colorful, however delightful atmosphere; decorated with Coca Cola Bar Stools and Tables, dazzling Neon Coca Cola Clock, completing the ambiance w/ Coca Cola Lamp over each table, finally setting the mood, w/the Oldies-but-Goodies delivered by a dazzling, bubbler neon tube, vintage Juke Boxes.
Between 1925-1940, Mr. Tokeim would concentrate on inventions, yielding greater profit margins than the Antique Gas Pump he had invented earlier known as the “Visible Measuring Pump”; his focus moved to a Vacuum System to remove unwanted water from automobile gasoline tanks called the Vac Extractor.
Featured here is a reproduction of the exquisitely crafted Antique Gas Pump for Texaco Oil and other Oil companies; that offer a working Quartz Clock and illuminated Glass Globe, rubber hose w/ cast metal handle and chrome accents. Certainly these Gems will be a treasured piece in your Auto-shop, Restaurant, or Office.
Tricycles have been enjoyed by millions of children thru-out the decades; however the Antique Tricycle will set your Loved one above-the-fold. The sweeping body and guarded wheels point to a Vintage design similar to the 1936 Sky King Antique Tricycle, appointed with headlamp, tassels, chrome trim, ball-bearing wheels and high luster Powder-Coat finish; truly the Limousine of Antique Tricycles.
I can remember in the 60′s working at a local Amusement Park on the Pacific Coast, in on of their charming Ice Cream Parlors, serving up delicious creamy flavors, organic hamburgers and ice cold malts; then partaking of the colorful, however delightful atmosphere-decorated with Coca Cola Bar Stools and tables, dazzling Coca Cola Neon Clocks, completing the ambiance w/ Coca Cola Lamps over each table, finally setting the Mood, w/ Oldies-but-Goodies delivered by a dazzling, Neon bubbler tube, Oldies Jukebox.