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We are currently buying old Tonka trucks, and we pay higher prices than dealers! Please contact for more information, and to receive a quote on your Tonka Truck(s).

A Brief History of Tonka Trucks

The name Tonka is attributed to coming from an abbreviation of the nearby Lake Minnetonka, and it is also attributed to one of the local Minnesota Native American tribes.

The first Tonka Truck (Steam Shovel #100) was produced in 1947, by Mound Metalcraft. It wasn't until 1956 that Tonka Toys, Inc. was formed.

The early Tonka Trucks had a basic design, though they would later become more complicated as time went by. In addition, the use of aluminum was switched to steel, as they toys became more popular.

   Do You Have Tonka Trucks to Sell?

If you have Tonka Trucks to sell, please contact me at and I will respond to you ASAP. When possible, please send a photo of the truck(s) you wish to sell. For a complete listing of Tonka Trucks that I am currently searching for, please visit the Wanted page.

1961 Tonka Allied Van Lines Semi Number 39

   Do you need parts for your Tonka Toys?

I am currently building a Tonka Toy Parts Supply and will be able to supply Tonak Parts with an online catalog of pre 1965 Tonka Parts!

Tonka toys have become a terrific collectable toy for a generation of "collectors" who may not have an appreciation for the older Pressed Steel toys like Buddy L Toys, Keystone Toys and Sturditoys. There is something magical about a toy vehicle made out of the same material as real vehicles, pressed steel. I hope you enjoy this site and would recommend another terrific Tonka Site filled with terrific photos of most early Tonka Trucks















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