1953 Tonka Coast to Coast Hardware Private Label Utility

1953 Coast to Coast Hardware Utility

Tonka manufactured this utility for Coast to Coast Hardware in 1953.
Note the older style steel wheels used on early production trucks.

Value: The 1953 Coast to Coast utility featured above, in original unretouched condition, no carton, sold on eBay for $358 USD early September 2013.


1953 Coast to Coast Hardware Utility

The truck featured just above has its original shipping carton. Note the newer
style rubber tire with wheel covers. From the Patrick O'Neil collection


Value: A 1953 Coast to Coast utility in original unretouched good condition, paint dull and well worn, no chain otherwise complete, decals well aged but complete, sold on eBay for $83 USD mid March 2008.

Value: A 1953 Coast to Coast utility in original unretouched very good condition, paint somewhat shiny with typical played with scuffs and scratches on the cab and bed, decals very good plus, reproduction chain, sold on eBay for $500 USD mid March 2008. NOTE: I was initially reluctant to list this sale because, in my opinion, the truck does not warrant the price paid. A single bidder paid the sellers "BUY IT NOW" price.

Value: A 1953 Coast to Coast utility in original unretouched good condition, paint shows typical played with scuffs and scratches on the cab and bed, decals very good, no chain, sold on eBay for $113 USD mid April 2008.

Value: A 1953 Coast to Coast utility in original unretouched good condition, paint shows typical played with scuffs and scratches on the cab and bed, decals very good, no chain, sold on eBay for $62 USD mid July 2008.

Value: A 1953 Coast to Coast utility in original unretouched good condition, tired paint shows typical played with scuffs and scratches on the cab and bed, decals very good, no chain, sold on eBay for $78 USD late December 2013.


1953 Coast to Coast Hardware Utility Variation

This variation, with the Tonka Utility decals instead of the Coast to Coast decals, sold
on eBay for $1010 in late April 2013 and is now part of the Patrick O'Neil collection



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