Neat Old Toys Website Updates



1. May 7, 2013 - Website navigation redesigned.
2. May 7, 2013 - The Custom Tonka trucks section is no longer part of the Private Label section.
3. May 8, 2013 - Added a variation of the Star-Kist Utility. See EXAMPLE 3.
4. May 12, 2013 - Added recent auction results for private label 1956 Minute Maid box van, 1965 Western Auto pickup, 1953 Frederick & Nelson semi, 1953 Allied Van Lines semi.
5. May 12, 2013 - Added recent auction results for DeSalle Steiff Pickup and bear.
6. May 14, 2013 - Added reference and image of recently discovered 1978 Western Auto pickup.
7. May 17, 2013 - Added 1983 UK Dealer Catalog to the Tonka Look Books section of the website. Added recent auction results for private label 1959 Red Owl semi, 1954 Star Kist box van, 1954 Star Kist utility, 1953 Wilson semi, and 1961 Standard Oil wrecker
8. May 21, 2013 - Added recent auction results for DeSalle collectibles State Hi-Way low boy, State Hi-Way land rover, 50th Anniversary Gold pickup, and Ace Hardware box van with pup.
9. May 28, 2013 - Added recent auction results for a 1953 Our Own Hardware private label semi, Marshall Field private label semi and a 1954 Marshall Field private label metro.
10. May 29, 2013 - Added recent auction result for a 1954 Marshall Field private label metro. Also added image of Marshall Field metro packaging.
11. May 31, 2013 - Added link on home page to news video announcing the opening of the Tonka Toys Museum in Mound, MN. LINK NO LONGER ACTIVE. REMOVED 8/10/2016.
12. June 21, 2013 - Added recent sales result for a 1948 Dayton private label semi. Only 3 known to exist.
13. July 4, 2013 - Added recent sales result for a G. Fox private label semi, Marshall Field private label semi, Minute Maid private label box van, 1955 Cross Country private label semi, 1956 Morrell Meats private label semi, 1954 Star-Kist private label utility 1963 Western Auto private label pickup and a DeSalle State Hi-Way Big Mike.
14. July 25, 2013 - Added recent sales results for a 1965 Western Auto private label pickup, a 1953 Green Giant utility, a 1955 Green Giant private label semi, a 1960 Standard Oil private label tanker. Also added sales result for a 1956 DeSalle Big Mike dump truck.
15. July 26, 2013 - Added recent sale result for another 1956 DeSalle Big Mike dump truck.
16. August 3, 2013 - Added recent sale result for a 1953 Janney Semple Hill private label semi. Cleaned up HTML coding to decrease page load time and increase SEO.
17. October 7, 2013 - Removed Tonka Private Label, DeSalle Tonka, New Zealand Tonka and Custom Tonka trucks and added them to a new website Tonka Toys Trucks
18. February 8, 2014 - Revised and updated Tonka history.
19. February 10, 2014 - Added 1964 Jeep Pumper Instruction Sheet
20. June 1, 2014 - Added 4 vintage advertisements to 1947-1959 ads section. Added 2 Tonka ads to 1960-1969 ads section and added 5 Tonka ads to 1970-1989 ads section.
21. October 26, 2014 - Added Tonka Chronology
22. November 6, 2014 - Added Early Tonka History as remembered by Gordon Batdorf, one of Tonka's first employees
23. January 18, 2015 - Added 1964 New Zealand Look Book. Lowered price on Mighty Tonka CD and OEM nylon cord.
24. January 29, 2015 - Added invitation to attend Tonka employees reunion.
25. April 2, 2015 - Added Tonka Trucks In The Box. This section was initially seen on companion website Tonka Toys Trucks.
26. May 24, 2015 - Mighty windshield placed on OUT OF STOCK status.
27. June 17, 2015 - Major update to the FOR SALE section with several new items added.
28. June 23, 2015 - Another update to the FOR SALE section with addition of 4 vintage Cabbage Patch Kids.
29. June 27, 2015 - Another update to the FOR SALE section with the addition of a Gas Turbine Mixer and Gas Turbine Sanitary Service truck.
30. July 1, 2015 - Another update to the FOR SALE section with the addition of a Jeep®, Nerf® Brain Ball and a custom Dump.
31. July 5, 2015 - Yet another update to the FOR SALE section with the addition of a Gas Turbine Hydraulic Dump, tire sets and a 1958 boat trailer.
32. July 31, 2015 - Another update to the FOR SALE section with the addition of a boat trailer and 4 road graders including the Mad Max Masher.
33. September 6, 2015 - Lowered prices on several items in the FOR SALE section.
34. October 2, 2015 - Added to and revised Tonka history, Mound Metalcraft history and Streater history.
35. November 15, 2015 - Updated the FOR SALE section with the addition of 6 toys, Item #039 through #044.
36. December 13, 2015 - Updated the FOR SALE section with the addition of 5 items. #045 through #049.
37. December 24, 2015 - Updated the FOR SALE section with the addition of 5 items. #050 through #054.
38. February, 4, 2016 - Added a 1972 Style A Look Book. Revised the 1972 Style B Look Book.
39. February 7, 2016 - Updated the FOR SALE section with the addition of Item #010a.
40. February, 13, 2016 - Added a 1974 French Language Pamphlet. Added a 1962 Suburban Pumper Instruction Booklet. Added a 1977 6 Pane Pamphlet.
41. February 15, 2016 - Added a mint mixer to Page 5 of the New Zealand made Tonkas.
42. February 20, 2016 - Updated the FOR SALE section with the addition of item #055, 3/16" cap nut and Item #003C, "A COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO CLASSIC MIGHTY TONKA (1964-1983)" Mighy Tonka CD for shipments to Australia.
43. March 22, 2016 - Added a 1990 Tonka Look Book
44. March 24, 2016 - Added a 1991 Tonka Look Book
45. June 10, 2016 - Reduced prices on FOR SALE page.
46. June 14, 2016 - Added a Steel Monsters comic book to the LOOK BOOKS and other literature section.
47. July 20, 2016 - Added 8 items (#056 to #063) to the FOR SALE page.
48. August 18, 2016 - Revised 1 item (#060)Added 3 items (#064 to #065) to the FOR SALE page.
49. August 23, 2016 - Revised 2 item (#062 to #063) Added 3 items (#066 to #068) to the FOR SALE page.
50. October 30, 2016 - Added 6 items (#069 to #074). Lowered pricing on items #016, #021, #022, #023, #024, #028, #041 and #056. Take this short cut to the FOR SALE page to see all items.
52. May 28, 2017 - Added 4 items (#075 to #078). Take this short cut to the FOR SALE page to see all items.


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