Tonka Ace Hardware Box Van with Pup DeSalle Collectible

Desalle Tonka Ace Hardware Box Van

Ace graphics on the cab and box make for a colorful truck
Desalle Tonka Ace Hardware Box Van

DeSalle exclusive mud flaps

Desalle Tonka Ace Hardware Pup Desalle Tonka Ace Hardware Pup

Manufactured in 1994/1995, there were 300 Ace Hardware box vans produced and only 150 of the pups. Note the red box on the van. Also featured in this section is an Ace Hardware box van variation that was produced with a white box.


Value: A mint Ace box van with its shipping carton (no pup), sold on eBay for $598 USD in April 2007.

Value: A mint Ace box van, #156 of 300, with its shipping carton (no pup), sold on eBay for $430 USD in September 2007.

Value: A mint Ace box van, #078 of 300, with its matching number mint pup, both certificates of authenticity and shipping cartons, sold on eBay for $460 USD in early February 2008.

A mint Ace box van, #209 of 300, with its matching number mint pup, both certificates of authenticity and shipping cartons, sold on eBay for $575 USD in early March 2008.

Value: A mint Ace box van, #117 of 300, with its shipping carton, no certificate of authenticity, sold on eBay for $330 USD in late January 2009.

Value: A mint Ace box van, #072 of 300, with #073 of 150 near mint plus pup, no COA and no shipping cartons, sold on eBay for $413 USD in early May 2010.

Value: A near mint plus Ace box van, #047 of 300, with #047 of 150 mint pup, both certificates of authenticity and shipping cartons, sold on eBay for $475 USD in late August 2010.

Value: A near mint plus Ace box van, #006 of 300, showing minor oxidation on the wheel covers, with its shipping carton and COA and its matching number mint pup, no shipping carton, no COA, sold on eBay for $510 USD in mid November 2011.

Value: A near mint plus Ace box van, #103 of 300, very minor paint scuffing, no shipping carton, no certificate of authenticity, sold on eBay for $391 USD in late November 2011.

Value: A mint Ace box van with a mint pup, no serial number listed for either and no COA listed for either, with their shipping cartons, sold on eBay for $570 USD in mid January 2012.

Value: A mint Ace box van, #233 of 300, with its COA and shipping carton, sold on eBay for $455 USD in late January 2012.

Value: A mint Ace box van, #207 of 300, with its COA and shipping carton, sold on eBay for $525 USD in mid February 2012.

Value: A mint Ace box van, #160 of 300, with its COA and shipping carton, sold on eBay for $372 USD in early March 2012.

Value: A mint Ace box van, #270 of 300, with its COA and shipping carton, sold on Girard Auctions for $185 USD plus 10% buyer's premium in early April 2012.

Value: A mint Ace box van, #170 of 300, with its COA and shipping carton, sold on eBay for $406 USD in early May 2012.

Value: A mint Ace box van, #102 of 300, with its shipping carton, no COA, sold on eBay for $316 USD in mid February 2013.

Value: A mint Ace box van, #192 of 300, with its COA and shipping carton, sold on Girard Auctions for $285 USD plus 10% buyer's premium in early March 2013.

Value: A near mint Ace box van, #134 of 300, with a few chips and swirl marks from being dusted over the years, pulling a mint pup, #010 of 150, no COA and no shipping carton for both pieces, sold at a private sale for $450 USD in early May 2013.

Value: A mint Ace box van with a mint pup, #255 on the box van and pup, both Certificates of Authenticity and both shipping cartons, sold at a private sale for $585 USD in late May 2013. Thanks G.H. for the update.

Value: A mint Ace box van with a mint pup, #056 on the box van and pup, both Certificates of Authenticity and both shipping cartons, sold on eBay for $545 USD in early November 2013.

Value: A near mint Ace box van, #134 of 300, with a few chips and swirl marks from being dusted over the years, pulling a mint pup, #010 of 150, no COA and no shipping carton for both pieces, sold on eBay for $725 USD in mid December 2013. NOTE: Box van #134 and pup #010 sold at a private auction for $450 USD in early May 2013. Tidy little profit.

Value: A mint Ace box van with a mint pup, #242 on the box van and pup, both Certificates of Authenticity, missing the shipping carton for the pup, sold on eBay for $917 USD in mid December 2013.

Value: A mint Ace box van, #082 of 300, with its COA, foam insert and shipping carton, sold on eBay for $424 USD in late July 2014.

Value: A near mint Ace box van, #2135, with 1 small paint chip above the left rear door, no box and no COA, sold on eBay for $424 USD in early August 2014. NOTE: 2135 is clearly stamped into the frame.

Value: A mint Ace box van with a near mint pup, #029 on the box van and pup, COA and all packaging (water stain on the packaging) available for box van, couple of paint chips and a scuff on the pup, no COA and no packaging for the pup. sold on eBay for $437 USD in mid September 2014.

Value: A mint Ace box van, #287 of 300, with its COA, foam insert and shipping carton, sold on eBay for $405 USD in early January 2015.

Value: A near mint Ace box van with a near mint pup, #111 on the box van and pup, NO box or COA for either, sold on eBay for $544 USD in late March 2015.

Value: A mint Ace box van, #013 of 300, with its COA and shipping carton, sold on eBay for best offer (less than $400) in mid July 2015.

Value: A mint Ace pup, #170 of 150, with its COA, shipping carton and foam insert, sold on eBay for $228 USD in late August 2016.

Value: A near mint Ace box van, no serial number in listing, with no COA and no shipping carton, sold on eBay for $324 USD in late April 2017.



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