1954 Tonka True Value Hardware Private Label Box Van

1954 True Value Box Van

Owned by Skip Erb, this 1954 True Value box van is NIB
1954 True Value Box Van

Even from this angle, the truck looks great

Internal Packaging

Cardboard insert, protective paper and the 1954 Look Book are still present
True Value Master Carton

Tonka assigned Model #959ZS, stamped here on the original shipping carton, to the True Value truck

1954 True Value Box Van

The truck featured above is part of another collection but about as clean as Skips. Note how the steel box is attached to the wood floor and the floor is attached to the chassis
1954 True Value Box Van

Detail of the door decal

Value: An original, unretouched, excellent plus condition truck, several obvious paint nicks, near perfect decals, no box, sold on eBay for $1800 USD in mid September 2007.

Value: An original, unretouched good condition truck, numerous paint scrapes on the box sides, numerous paint scrapes on the cab, one tired looking truck, missing one rear door, decals good, no box, sold on eBay for $255 USD in mid April 2008.

Value: An original, unretouched mint condition truck with complete but typically aged decals, no box, sold on eBay for $1528 USD in early November 2012.

Value: An original, unretouched, excellent plus condition truck, few paint nicks, excellent decals with typical browning (aging), no box, sold on eBay for $949 USD in early June 2014.

Value: A 1954 True Value box van in original, unretouched, excellent condition, scratches in paint, very good plus decals with typical browning, no box, sold on eBay for $538 USD in mid October 2014.

Value: A 1954 True Value box van in original, unretouched good condition, all edges of box missing paint, numerous chips and scrapes on the cab and box, missing both doors, decals good, no box, another tired looking truck, sold on eBay for $183 USD in late October 2014.

Value: A 1954 True Value box van in original, unretouched, excellent plus condition, paint shiny with little loss, excellent plus decals with typical browning, no box, sold on eBay for $899 USD in late December 2014. Beautiful truck!



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