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Tootsie Toy is the oldest toy maker in the USA. It was founded in Chicago by the Dowst Brothers in 1904 and in 1911 they started making cast metal vehicles and other small toys. At one time they produced the metal prizes for Cracker Jacks. Tootsie Toy was purchased by [[Processed Plastics]] and after a merger with [[Strombecker]] the company continued as Tootsie Toy. The combined company was sold in 2005 and are now owned by J. Lloyd International Inc.
 
Tootsie Toy is the oldest toy maker in the USA. It was founded in Chicago by the Dowst Brothers in 1904 and in 1911 they started making cast metal vehicles and other small toys. At one time they produced the metal prizes for Cracker Jacks. Tootsie Toy was purchased by [[Processed Plastics]] and after a merger with [[Strombecker]] the company continued as Tootsie Toy. The combined company was sold in 2005 and are now owned by J. Lloyd International Inc.
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==Large Dinosaurs==
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The large series are hollow bodied plastic and average about 5 inches in length. They were produced by [[Joy Toy]] and later [[Tootsie Toy]] as the molds changed hands over the years.
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<gallery mode="packed-hover">
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File:Noimage.jpg|[[Ajax - Joy Toy - Tootsie Toy Brontosaurus]]
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File:Ajax - Joy Toy - Tootsie Toy Dimetrodon 2.jpg|[[Ajax - Joy Toy - Tootsie Toy Dimetrodon]]
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File:Ajax - Joy Toy - Tootsie Toy Moschops 2.jpg|[[Ajax - Joy Toy - Tootsie Toy Moschops]]
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File:Ajax - Joy Toy - Tootsie Toy Stegosaurus 2.jpg|[[Ajax - Joy Toy - Tootsie Toy Stegosaurus]]
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File:Ajax - Joy Toy - Tootsie Toy Triceratops 2.jpg|[[Ajax - Joy Toy - Tootsie Toy Triceratops]]
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File:Ajax - Joy Toy - Tootsie Toy Tyrannosaurus rex 2.jpg|[[Ajax - Joy Toy - Tootsie Toy Tyrannosaurus rex]]
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</gallery>
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==Large Prehistoric Animals==
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The large series are hollow bodied plastic and average about 5 inches in length. They were produced by [[Joy Toy]] and later [[Tootsie Toy]] as the molds changed hands over the years. This series is highly sought after and tends to be expensive.
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*[[Ajax - Joy Toy - Tootsie Toy Bison crassicornis]]
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*[[Ajax - Joy Toy - Tootsie Toy Brontops]]
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*[[Ajax - Joy Toy - Tootsie Toy Dinohyus]]
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*[[Ajax - Joy Toy - Tootsie Toy Paleosyops]]
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*[[Ajax - Joy Toy - Tootsie Toy Smilodon]]
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*[[Ajax - Joy Toy - Tootsie Toy Woolly Mammoth]]
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==Large Dogs==
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The large series are hollow bodied plastic and average about 5 inches in length. They were produced by [[Joy Toy]] and later [[Tootsie Toy]] as the molds changed hands over the years.
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*[[Ajax - Joy Toy - Tootsie Toy Boxer]]
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*[[Ajax - Joy Toy - Tootsie Toy Bulldog]]
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*[[Ajax - Joy Toy - Tootsie Toy Poodle]]
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*[[Ajax - Joy Toy - Tootsie Toy Scottie]]
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*[[Ajax - Joy Toy - Tootsie Toy Irish Setter]]
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*[[Ajax - Joy Toy - Tootsie Toy Terrier]]
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==Large Farm Animals==
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The large series are hollow bodied plastic and average about 5 inches in length. They were produced by [[Joy Toy]] and later [[Tootsie Toy]] as the molds changed hands over the years.
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*[[Ajax - Joy Toy - Tootsie Toy Bull]]
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*[[Ajax - Joy Toy - Tootsie Toy Cow]]
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*[[Ajax - Joy Toy - Tootsie Toy Donkey]]
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*[[Ajax - Joy Toy - Tootsie Toy Horse]]
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*[[Ajax - Joy Toy - Tootsie Toy Pig]]
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*[[Ajax - Joy Toy - Tootsie Toy Sheep]]
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==Large Wild Animals==
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The large series are hollow bodied plastic and average about 5 inches in length. They were produced by [[Joy Toy]] and later [[Tootsietoy]] as the molds changed hands over the years.
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*[[Ajax - Joy Toy - Tootsie Toy Bear]]
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*[[Ajax - Joy Toy - Tootsie Toy Bison]]
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*[[Ajax - Joy Toy - Tootsie Toy Wild Bull]]
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*[[Ajax - Joy Toy - Tootsie Toy Hippopotamus]]
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*[[Ajax - Joy Toy - Tootsie Toy Lion]]
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*[[Ajax - Joy Toy - Tootsie Toy Tiger]]
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==Links==
 
==Links==
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TootsieToy Wikipedia Page]
 
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TootsieToy Wikipedia Page]
  
[[Category:Companies]] [[Category:USA]]
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[http://www.angelfire.com/biz/toysoldierhq/Ajaxjoy.html Toy Soldier HQ Ajax - Joy Toy - Tootsietoy Page]
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[[Category:Companies]] [[Category:USA]] [[Category:Plastic]]

Latest revision as of 13:16, 3 April 2021

Tootsie Toy is the oldest toy maker in the USA. It was founded in Chicago by the Dowst Brothers in 1904 and in 1911 they started making cast metal vehicles and other small toys. At one time they produced the metal prizes for Cracker Jacks. Tootsie Toy was purchased by Processed Plastics and after a merger with Strombecker the company continued as Tootsie Toy. The combined company was sold in 2005 and are now owned by J. Lloyd International Inc.


Large Dinosaurs

The large series are hollow bodied plastic and average about 5 inches in length. They were produced by Joy Toy and later Tootsie Toy as the molds changed hands over the years.


Large Prehistoric Animals

The large series are hollow bodied plastic and average about 5 inches in length. They were produced by Joy Toy and later Tootsie Toy as the molds changed hands over the years. This series is highly sought after and tends to be expensive.


Large Dogs

The large series are hollow bodied plastic and average about 5 inches in length. They were produced by Joy Toy and later Tootsie Toy as the molds changed hands over the years.


Large Farm Animals

The large series are hollow bodied plastic and average about 5 inches in length. They were produced by Joy Toy and later Tootsie Toy as the molds changed hands over the years.


Large Wild Animals

The large series are hollow bodied plastic and average about 5 inches in length. They were produced by Joy Toy and later Tootsietoy as the molds changed hands over the years.


Links

Tootsie Toy Company Site

Wikipedia Page

Toy Soldier HQ Ajax - Joy Toy - Tootsietoy Page