Carter Tru Scale Toys – Manufacturer in Rockford

Source for all (used, vintage) toys:  www.ebay.com, individual sellers, in 2018

Above #890 toy farm tractor

In original package, #415 Forage Harvester Field Chopper Tractor Attachment, above

Bottom plow, 1/16th size

International Harvester Eska Farm Pickup Truck, above

Original ad on page from Toys and Novelties, December 1, 1967, also for sale on ebay.

Ad on right side of page is a Carter Tru-Scale No. 421 Tractor, Rockford, Ill.

 

 

 

 

“Frank Ward Lies on Death Bed” – 1908

frank-ward

Source: Rockford Daily Republic July 30, 1908