1958 Tonka State Hi-Way Big Mike DeSalle Collectible

1958 DeSalle Tonka Big Mike

1958 DeSalle Tonka Dual Hydraulic Big Mike

Don & Barb DeSalle offered two different years (1956 and 1958) of the Tonka "Big Mike" Dual Hydraulic Dump Truck. The original Tonka versions command very high prices in the collector market and DeSalle's limited offerings are no exception. Three-Hundred 1958 "Big Mikes" were available to the collector. There were NO certificates of authenticity issued.

Value: A 1958 Big Mike in mint condition, no box, sold on eBay for $365 USD in early July 2007.

Value: A 1958 Big Mike in mint condition with its box, sold on eBay for $550 plus 18% buyer's fee or $649 USD total, in early September 2007.

Value: A 1958 Big Mike in near mint condition with one barely visible scratch, no box, sold on eBay for $435 USD in early June 2008.

Value: A 1958 Big Mike, #223 of 300, mint condition with its box, sold on eBay for $550 USD in mid March 2009.

Value: A 1958 Big Mike, #202 of 300, mint condition with its box, sold on eBay for $362 USD in late June 2009.

Value: A 1958 Big Mike, #104 of 300, mint condition with its box, sold on eBay for $400 USD in mid September 2009.

Value: A 1958 Big Mike, #246 of 300, mint condition with its box, sold on eBay for $552 USD in late June 2011.

Value: A 1958 Big Mike, #270 of 300, mint condition with its box, sold on eBay for $512 USD in mid April 2012.

Value: A 1958 Big Mike, #192 of 300, mint condition with its box, sold on Girard Auctions for $345 USD plus 10% buyer's premium in mid April 2012.

Value: A 1958 Big Mike, #238 of 300, mint condition with its box, sold on eBay for $435 USD in late August 2012.

Value: A 1958 Big Mike, #087 of 300, mint condition with its box, sold on Girard Auctions for $450 USD plus 10% buyer's premium in early March 2013.

Value: A 1958 Big Mike, #134 of 300, near mint condition with a 1mm chip (touched up) on the tailgate, near mint box, sold on eBay for $599 USD in mid June 2013.

Value: A 1958 Big Mike, #180 of 300, mint condition with its box, sold on eBay for $650 USD in late September 2014.

Value: A 1958 Big Mike, #261 of 300, near mint condition with a couple of small scuffs and minor decal wear, no box, sold on eBay for $455 USD in mid March 2015.

Value: A 1958 Big Mike, #287 of 300, mint condition with its box, sold on eBay for $430 USD in mid April 2015.

Value: A 1958 Big Mike, no number in listing, mint condition with its box, sold on eBay for $400 USD in early May 2016. NOTE: This item needs some questions answered. The grille is upside down. DeSalle's sticker is not present on the underside of the frame. NOTE: The seller provided a high resolution pic of the frame and there is NO NUMBER stamped into the frame. Are these red flags?

Value: A 1958 Big Mike, no # in listing, mint condition with its box, sold on eBay for $560 USD in late November 2016.

Value: A 1958 Big Mike, #87 of 300, near mint condition with its box, sold on eBay for $599 USD in late July 2017.



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