Also called Tootsies. Famous for their miniature die-cast cars, trains, and planes. The company was founded in Chicago, Illinois, in the late 1890s by Charles O. and Samuel Dowst.By the early 1920s the name 'tootsie' was being used but the brand name Tootsietoy (named after Dowst granddaughter, Toots) was introduced and registered as a trade mark in 1924 when Dowst started a line of doll furniture.
In 1926 Tootsietoy merged with Cosmo Mfg., acquired Strombeck-Becker toy line in 1961 and made a name change as Strombecker Corp.
What's your Tootsietoy worth? Here are some recently sold items.
|7 Tootsietoy Jam Pac Speedsters Fast Rolling...||04/2021||AU $115.85|
|1973 Tootsietoy Spearhead Military Die Cast Set...||04/2021||AU $103.02|
|Tootsietoy Super Slicks Die Cast Rare 1971 Fun...||03/2021||AU $80.00|
|Tootsietoy Roadmaster Jr 6 Piece Die Cast Toy Set...||02/2021||AU $64.38|
|1978 Tootsietoy Diecast Plastic Flash Gordon...||02/2021||AU $54.74|
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