June 26, 2008

Garden Gnomes Not Included: Sweet Community Playthings Tractor On eBay

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Dayton, Ohio bidders will have the advantage on this awesome, old Community Playthings ride-on tractor. Though it's just under 11 inches high, all that maple lumber and those chunky Firestone tires will cost a bundle to ship.

Maybe when the winner picks it up, he can try negotiating for the kissy little lawn ornaments in person.

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The rest of us can just study the configuration carefully, and then spend a weekend in the garage with some two-by and the edge router.

Rare Community Wooden Toy Tractor Creative Playthings [sic], opening bid $35+s/h, auction ends July 1 [ebay]

3 Comments

Can I play with it too? Would I fit in those seats? :( Sniff I doubt I would. Now, I'll rightfully hand it over to my son.

My preschool had that when I was little, and when we visited last summer we found it in the church basement just waiting for my kids. And it is every bit as awesome as it looks — and still perfectly solid after all those years of abuse.

[dude, you stole a tractor from a church?? -ed.]

Heh. No, we left it.

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