June 27, 2012

OG Creative Playthings Supertanker

This vintage Creative Playthings tanker has the most unusual hull configuration I've seen since Karl Stromberg's Liparus.

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At 21 inches, it also has dimensions, parts, and construction techniques that look like they could be replicated easily in your Popular Mechanics-era basement workshop.

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Vintage wooden toy ship / boat by Creative Playthings Inc. - Large, first bid $45+$8 s/h, auction ends July 3 [ebay]

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2012 version: http://papafoxtrot.com/products

It's all about the paint job...

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