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Radio Line wheelbarrow

Posted by skubbs (My Page) on
Mon, Aug 14, 06 at 14:32

I have a small tin wheelbarrow w/ hollow (I think) plastic wheel. It has 'RADIO LINE' imprinted in the bottom. Someone did a quick spraypaint job on it. The metal is sound. Is it collectible and worth refinishing? I can't find a thing about it anywhere. Thanks!


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RE: Radio Line wheelbarrow

Radio flyer is making the retro line....I really don't think it's worth the trouble of re doing....
An antique toy not in original condition is rarely worth a lot....even if you do restore it.
Linda C


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RE: Radio Line wheelbarrow

Thank you. I see where Radio Flyer is making a small, useable wheelbarrow. Is this the retro you are referring to? Mine is different...all of tin, except for plastic wheel and handle ends. Not sturdy enough for serious use. I can't find anything that looks like it, or any info on 'Radio Line' on the web. Maybe not at all related to 'Radio Flyer'.


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RE: Radio Line wheelbarrow

I also have one of these wheelbarrows. Mine also is made of all metal except for the tire which is rubber and the rubber handles. I am in the process of restoring mine and was also looking for some info about it. If anyboby knows anything please let me know where to look.


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RE: Radio Line wheelbarrow

I restored my Radio-Line wheelbarrow several years ago. I received it as a gift when I was about 4-5 years old in 1960 or 1961. I recently picked up another one at a swap meet and am restoring it for an infant relative.

Here is a link that might be useful: Wheelbarrow


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