Vintage Hubley WWII
Toy Airplane Die Cast
495 Fold Up Wings
Here we have an amazing piece of toy history.
A Hubley Kiddie Toy US
Navy fighter jet airplane made of die cast metal.
This jet likely dates
to the 1950s and was made in Lancaster PA
by Hubley Kiddie Toy.
Lancaster Pa Made In U.S.A.
on the wing says 495
the propeller is broken. thew cockpit is missing.
the wheels below do
fold down and up.
there is a spring below the base of the plane:
helps keep the wheels up and force them down.
also the orange part of those wings has a hinge
so they can move up 90 degrees or back down
Approx. Measurements: Wingspan is about 11.5" (29.5 cm). Nose to tail is 9" (23 cm). Stands abou t2.5" (6.5 cm) tall.