Model #968 Japanese Crane

This Model #968 Tonka Crane is a unique and extremely rare toy manufactured in Japan for Tonka Canada. Provided to me by an avid collector.  It was patented in 1969 for Canada. Also has patents in U.S. – No D-217,825 and Great Britain – No. 741,124.I believe the year of manufactured was 1970. This is the only crane that was manufactured in orange with this unique design.

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  1. Of possible interest was that these were also made for other markets (possibly in Japan) with a P&H instead of a Tonka sticker on the shovel arm. Otherwise identical.

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