10 Classic Pedal Cars Heading to Amelia Island Auction

Pedal cars have a special place in American history. Presidents, movie stars—heck, you probably had one. The lovable toys have been around since the 1890s, and strike a nostalgic chord in the heart’s of those that used to have them as a kid. That’s why tomorrow (March 10th), Bonhams will be holding a very special auction of classic pedal cars in Amelia Island, Florida. Gearing up for the Amelia Island Concours this weekend, naturally, these mini-me’s will be crossing the block at no reserve, hoping to find a new home with one lucky collector. These are 10 of our favorites. RELATED: A New Mustang is Rumored to Arrive in 2020
10 Classic Pedal Cars Heading to Amelia Island Auction
1969 Ford Mustang by AMF Estimate: $300 - $400 It’s one thing to own an original 1969 Mustang, it’s another thing entirely to own its pedal car countepart. This one was made by AMF, and was one of the first pedal cars created of the then new Mustang.
10 Classic Pedal Cars Heading to Amelia Island Auction
1929 Packard Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000 Most pedal cars are pretty simple—but don’t tell the shop that built this 1929 Packard. A wooden frame and functioning front and rear springs separate this one from the pack. It's completely restored, too. RELATED: This Handsome Jeep Cherokee Chief Went From Barn Find to eBay Gem
10 Classic Pedal Cars Heading to Amelia Island Auction
Curtiss Hawk Plane by Toledo Estimate: $2,800 - $3,500 Less of a pedal ‘car’ and more of a pedal ‘plane,’ the Curtiss Hawk by Toledo is still a very cool little toy nonetheless. This one is 50-inches long and completely restored.
10 Classic Pedal Cars Heading to Amelia Island Auction
1940’s Army Pursuit Plane by Murray Steelcraft Estimate: $2,800 - $3,500 If the Curtiss Hawk wasn’t your ideal pedal plane of choice, maybe this Army Pursuit plane from the ‘40s fits your fancy. It was completely restored and measures in at 47-inches long. RELATED: This is Silicon Valley's New Private Plane of Choice
10 Classic Pedal Cars Heading to Amelia Island Auction
1953 Giordani Ferrari Grand Prix Car Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000 Now we’re getting to the good stuff. This completely restored Ferrari Grand Prix pedal car comes from 1953, and borrows its shape from the Tipo 500 Ferrari ran in Formula One the year before. Ferrari fan or not, this is a cool little collector’s item.
10 Classic Pedal Cars Heading to Amelia Island Auction
1927 Steelcraft Mac Truck Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500 Truck. Yeah. This Steelcraft Mac Truck pedal car from 1927 is as original as it gets. It comes with a fully functioning dump bed, and wears its original patina from nearly a century ago. RELATED: These 5 Jerry Seinfeld Porsches Could Sell for $17 Million
10 Classic Pedal Cars Heading to Amelia Island Auction
1957 Good Humor Ice Cream Trike Estimate: $600 - $800 Everyone loves ice cream, right? Well this Good Humor Ice Cream pedal trike is about as cool what you’ll find in the grocery freezer. Completely restored, it comes with a chain drive and a rear storage compartment.
10 Classic Pedal Cars Heading to Amelia Island Auction
1950’s Kidillac by Garton Estimate: $1,800 - $2,500 When pedal cars go luxury, this is the result. The cleverly named Kidillac was created by Garton sometime in the 1950s (date not specified), and features working headlights and even a spare tire. RELATED: The Smallest Car in the World Isn't All That Cheap
10 Classic Pedal Cars Heading to Amelia Island Auction
1937 Ford by Garton Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000 This shrunken down 1937 Ford was created by Garton and comes fully restored. The candy apple red paint job wears nicely on the mini model.
10 Classic Pedal Cars Heading to Amelia Island Auction
1939 Murray Oldsmobile Station Wagon Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000 Rocking the teal paint job, this 1939 Murray Oldsmobile pedal car features faux wood paneling and a rear storage compartment. Completely restored as well. Which one is your favorite? RELATED: The 1956 Oldsmobile Golden Rocket Was a Dream Concept

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