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Object ID 001038

Object Name Caterpillar Traxcavator Toy

Object Desc Metal yellow construction toy. Caterpillar Traxcavator 950.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000912

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Toys


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 1, Shelf 2

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Caterpillar,traxcavator,toys,Strenco Co.,metal toys,

Title Caterpillar Traxcavator Toy

Description Yellow metal Caterpillar Traxcavator 950 toy. Two sets of wheels that say "Continental." On toy it says "Cat 950" and "Traxcavator." On bottom of truck it says "Strenco" and "Made in W. Germany." Digging equipment attached to tractor.


Approx Collection Date

Height 4.5

Length 12

Width 3.5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 0



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Strenco Company

Maker Details In 1954 Strenco Company started its way into the children's rooms of the still young German republic. Strenco used the appearance on the Toy Fair in Nuremberg in 1955 to present a wide program of toys. Beside those toys typical for that time, such as commercial vehicles (cranes, excavators etc.)

Maker Mark


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Date OCT 24,2013

Summary Fair

Assessor Rachel Baker

Notes Yellow paint is coming off in some places.


Date OCT 24,2013

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On-Site Collection Storage from On-Site Collection Storage - automatic entry by admin

Date OCT 24,2013

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 1, Shelf 2 from Room 1, Shelf 2 - automatic entry by admin