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Tonka Trucks Prototypes

Tonka Trucks Prototype & Preproduction Toys                 We recently received a collection of vintage prototypes and memorabilia from a former Tonka Executive! The collection included some Tonka Trucks – this is just a sample, not all are shown.  The collection included pre-production mock-ups, hardcopies, first shots, test shots, engineering pilots, unproduced & unreleased prototype toys […]

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Tonka Willow Prototypes

Tonka Willow Prototype & Preproduction Toys We recently received a collection of vintage prototypes and memorabilia from a former Tonka Executive! The collection included some Willow – this is just a sample, not all are shown.  The collection included pre-production mock-ups, hardcopies, first shots, test shots, engineering pilots, unproduced & unreleased prototype toys & MORE! […]

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Tonka Super Naturals Prototypes

Tonka Super Naturals Prototype & Preproduction Toys            We recently received a collection of vintage prototypes and memorabilia from a former Tonka Executive! The collection included some Super Naturals – this is just a sample, not all are shown.  The collection included pre-production mock-ups, hardcopies, first shots, test shots, engineering pilots, unproduced & unreleased prototype toys […]

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Tonka Spiral Zone Prototypes

Tonka Spiral Zone Prototype & Preproduction Toys We recently received a collection of vintage prototypes and memorabilia from a former Tonka Executive! The collection included some Spiral Zone – this is just a sample, not all are shown.  The collection included pre-production mock-ups, hardcopies, first shots, test shots, engineering pilots, unproduced & unreleased prototype toys […]

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Tonka Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers Prototypes

Tonka Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers Prototype & Preproduction Toys We recently received a collection of vintage prototypes and memorabilia from a former Tonka Executive! The collection included some Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers – this is just a sample, not all are shown.  The collection included pre-production mock-ups, hardcopies, first shots, test shots, engineering […]

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Tonka Steel Monsters Prototypes

Tonka Steel Monsters Prototype & Preproduction Toys We recently received a collection of vintage prototypes and memorabilia from a former Tonka Executive! The collection included some Steel Monsters – this is just a sample, not all are shown.  The collection included pre-production mock-ups, hardcopies, first shots, test shots, engineering pilots, unproduced & unreleased prototype toys […]

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Tonka Rock Lords Prototypes

Tonka Rock Lords Prototype & Preproduction Toys We recently received a collection of vintage prototypes and memorabilia from a former Tonka Executive! The collection included some Rock Lords – this is just a sample, not all are shown.  The collection included pre-production mock-ups, hardcopies, first shots, test shots, engineering pilots, unproduced & unreleased prototype toys […]

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Tonka GoBots Prototypes

Tonka GoBots Prototype & Preproduction Toys We recently received a collection of vintage prototypes and memorabilia from a former Tonka Executive! The collection included some Go-Bots – this is just a sample, not all are shown.  The collection included pre-production mock-ups, hardcopies, first shots, test shots, engineering pilots, unproduced & unreleased prototype toys & MORE! […]

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Prototype Action Figure Collection

Prototype Action Figure Collection Prototype action figure collection coming soon! We recently got in a vintage collection of prototypes and memorabilia from a former Tonka Executive. As a vintage toy buyer, I feel the most exciting collections are the ones from the former company employees. His collection included toys in all phases of pre-production. Represented […]

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