Category Archives: Milhous Collection

1929 Indy 500 “Gilmore Special” Tether Race Car

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Butch Marx model, a one-off example and highly detailed. Features leather seating, amazing detail on the engine-turned dash and a stunning four-cyclinder engine. Wheelbase: 16.5 in. In excellent overall condition with only minor chipping visible on the cowl. 11×25 inches. Part of the Milhous Collection...
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“The Agajanian Special 98 JR” Dirt Track Tether Race Car

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An exact reproduction of the Troy Ruttman car and understood to be one of one in existence. Scratch-built by Butch Marx and highly detailed featuring an engine-turned dash, leather seat, four-to-one exhaust, extensive brightwork, wire wheels and beautifully applied correct graphics. Wheelbase: 10.5 in. 7.5×18...
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“Bowes Seal Fast Special” Hisso II Dirt Track Race Tether Car

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Stunning Don Edmunds example beautifully constructed and featuring extensive brightwork, leather seating and twin polished exhausts. Wheelbase: 12.5 in. 9×19 inches. Part of the Milhous Collection Photo Credit RM Auctions [phpbay keywords=”Tether” num=”100″ siteid=”1″ category=”220″ sortorder=”PricePlusShippingHighest” templatename=”columns” columns=”5″ itemsperpage=”10″ paging=”true”]...
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1948 Dooling F Prototype Tether Race Car

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Gas-engined race car featuring a .61 ignition and in beautiful restored condition. Liveried as the “Dooling Special” in orange and cream and wearing race number 31. Features extensive brightwork and is immaculate. Wheelbase: 11 in. As-new condition. 8.5×18.5 inches. Part of the Milhous Collection Photo...
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1940 Peerless “Class B” Tether Race Car

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Gasoline-powered tether race car, one of the smaller scale classic examples. Nicely restored, featuring the livery of “Super Hurricane Power” and wearing race number 7. Wheelbase: 9.5 in. Slightly older restored condition showing some wear throughout. 7.5×15 inches. Part of the Milhous Collection Photo Credit...
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1930s “Tuffy’s Offy” Sprint Tether Car

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Gasoline-powered, one-off, aluminun Sprint car built by Marvin Reichert to exacting specifications. Finished in racing blue with a wood frame, wearing the race number 9 and liveried with “Tuffy’s Offy.” Wheelbase: 13 in. 10×20 inches. Part of the Milhous Collection Photo Credit RM Auctions [phpbay...
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1948 “Malloy Special” Tether Race Car

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One of two built by Butch Marx, outstanding in every intricate detail. Flawless black paint accompanied with other details such as the leather seat, engine-turned dashboard, extensive brightwork and four-to-one exhaust. Wheelbase: 11 in. 8×17.5 inches. Part of the Milhous Collection Photo Credit RM Auctions...
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“Dreyer Special” Race Tether Car

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Intricately detailed gasoline-powered race car, one of three originally built by Mickey Fearon. Features detailed lettering, a four-to-one exhaust and a tan leather stitched interior. Wheelbase: 12.5 in. 11×19.5 inches. Part of the Milhous Collection Photo Credit RM Auctions [phpbay keywords=”tether” num=”100″ siteid=”1″ category=”220″ sortorder=”BestMatch”...
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“Bowes Seal Fast Special” Sprint Tether Car

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Scratch-built by Butch Marx and one of one in existence. Complete with a leather seat, four-to-one exhaust, extensive brightwork, wire wheels and classic lettering. Wheelbase: 12 in. 8×19 inches. Part of the Milhous Collection Photo Credit RM Auctions [phpbay keywords=”Tether Car” num=”100″ siteid=”1″ category=”220″ sortorder=”BestMatch”...
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1940 Dooling “Mercury Deluxe” Race Tether Car

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Rear drive, gas-engined example formerly owned by Joel Robbins. Finished in a metallic rust color and featuring the sponsorship graphics of “Leon Robbins Co. Roofing.” Wheelbase: 12.5 in. 9.5×20.5 inches. Part of the Milhous Collection Photo Credit RM Auctions [phpbay keywords=”Dooling” num=”100″ siteid=”1″ category=”220″ sortorder=”PricePlusShippingHighest”...
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Trackmaster “Hard to Get Special” Tether Car

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Gas-engined Don Edmunds-built aluminum tether car. Front-wheel drive tether car featuring a polished bonnet with cream paintwork and detailed graphics, a unique grille and well-constructed interior. Wheelbase: 12.5 in. 9.5×20 inches. Part of the Milhous Collection Photo Credit RM Auctions [phpbay keywords=”Trackmaster” siteid=”1″ category=”220″ sortorder=”PricePlusShippingHighest”...
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“NEHI Special” Hot Rod Tether Car

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Custom built by Butch Marx. Ford gasoline-powered hot rod, a great example of the period Model T rods. Wearing the race number 6, finished in tan with a red chassis and well detailed, including simple straight axles, correct-style seat and interior and rear outside-mounted gas...
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“Doc” Shanebrook Riverside Tire Special Tether Car

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Custom-built Sprint Car by Butch Marx featuring a gasoline engine and intricate detail throughout. Finished in the “Riverside Tire Special” livery sporting race number 5 and featuring extensive brightwork, an engine-turned dash, leather seating and beautifully detailed wire wheels. One of three known to have...
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1940 Bunch Speed Demon Tether Car

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A unique rail track racer that appears to have never been run. Displays the number 6 livery of the Bunch/Brown Special and Champion Spark Plugs. Features a leather seat, polished bonnet and cream paintwork and a solid oak frame. Wheelbase: 15 in. 10×21.5 inches. Part...
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1949 Dooling F “Felix Chevrolet Special” Midget Race Tether Car

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Butch Marx custom built gasoline-powered car featuring intricate details including a detailed dashboard, steering wheel and handsome paintwork showcasing the historic “Felix Chevrolet Special.” Wheelbase: 11 in. 8.5×19 inches Part of the Milhous Collection Photo Credit RM Auctions [phpbay keywords=”Dooling Car” num=”100″ siteid=”1″ category=”220″ sortorder=”PricePlusShippingHighest”...
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1939 Dooling 2nd Series FWD Tether Race Car

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Original front-wheel drive tether car retaining its original interior, matte metal finish and even the original tires. Wheelbase: 12.5 in. 9.5×20 inches Part of the Milhous Collection Photo Credit RM Auctions [phpbay keywords=”Dooling Car” num=”100″ siteid=”1″ category=”220″ sortorder=”PricePlusShippingHighest” templatename=”columns” columns=”5″ itemsperpage=”10″ paging=”true”]...
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“Finish Line Engineering” Offy Sprint Tether Car

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A custom, one-off gas-engined example built by Butch Marx. Intricately detailed and featuring extensive brightwork, a leather seat, engine-turned dashboard and wire wheels. Wheelbase: 10.5 in. 8×17.5 inches. Part of the Milhous Collection Photo Credit RM Auctions [phpbay keywords=”Offy Car” num=”100″ siteid=”1″ category=”220″ sortorder=”PricePlusShippingHighest” templatename=”columns”...
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Bantam Midget Tether Car

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Very unique gas-engined model finished in a matte brushed aluminum finish. A period piece bearing the race number 5 and unique four-to-one exhaust pipe. Wheelbase: 12.5 in. 10.5×19 inches. Part of the Milhous Collection Photo Credit RM Auctions [phpbay keywords=”Bantam Car” num=”100″ siteid=”1″ category=”220″ sortorder=”PricePlusShippingHighest”...
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1952 Yonezawa Japanese Lithographed Indy Car

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Original tin lithographed Indy car manufactured by Yonezawa and featuring the number 98 car of Indianapolis 500 winner Troy Ruttman. Wheelbase: 13 in. 10.5×20 inches. Part of the Milhous Collection Photo Credit RM Auctions [phpbay keywords=”Yonezawa ” num=”100″ siteid=”1″ category=”220″ sortorder=”PricePlusShippingHighest” templatename=”columns” columns=”5″ itemsperpage=”10″ paging=”true”]...
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1939 Bremer Special Whirlwind Tether Car

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An outstanding, highly detailed original example. Features an exquisite metal banjo steering wheel, detailed gauges, a polished bonnet, red paintwork and a “Whirlwind” cast front axle. Wheelbase: 12.5 in. 11×18.5 inches. Part of the Milhous Collection Photo Credit RM Auctions [phpbay keywords=”Bremer Tether Car” num=”100″...
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1940 Syncro Rocket Special Tether Car

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One-off model scratch-built by Jim Carmellini. Adorned with extensive brightwork, a polished bonnet and blue body, leather seat and engine-turned dash. A front-drive race car that is a very rare model. Wheelbase: 15 in. 9.5×22.5 inches. Part of the Milhous Collection Photo Credit RM Auctions...
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Bantam “Marvin Special” Gilmore Midget Race Car

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Custom built by Marvin Reichert in approximately 1993. Outstanding in its detail with everything from a proper leather seat, engine-turned dash, spring-load bonnet latches and extensive brightwork throughout. Wheelbase: 12 in. 11×19 inches. Part of the Milhous Collection Photo Credit RM Auctions [phpbay keywords=”Marvin Tether...
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1940s “Riverside Tire Special” Tether Race Car

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1940s “Riverside [ether Race CarGas-engined racer scratch-built by Ted Horn. Highly detailed with a leather interior, engine-turned dash and extensive brightwork. Wheelbase: 12.5 in. Outstanding overall condition, like new. 10.5×20 inches. Part of the Milhous Collection Photo Credit RM Auctions [nggallery id=162] [phpbay keywords=”Bantam” siteid=”1″...
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“The Fuel Injection Special” Indy Race Car Model

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“The Fuel Injection Special” Indy Race Car Model Aluminum, R. Fournier-built reproduction complete with a host of impressive details such as an authentic leather interior and raised white-letter Firestone tires. Wheelbase: 12 in.tires. Part of the Milhous Collection Photo Credit RM Auctions [phpbay keywords=”Indy Race...
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“The John Zink Special” Indy Race Car Model

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“The John Zink Special” Indy Race Car ModelAluminum, R. Fournier-built model complete with a host of impressive details such as an authentic leather interior and raised white-letter Firestone tires. Wheelbase: 12 in.  Part of the Milhous Collection Photo Credit RM Auctions [phpbay keywords=” John Zink”...
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“Flying A Supercharged Special” BB Korn Indy Race Tether Car

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Built by Richard Beggs with intricate details throughout. Wheelbase: 13.5 in. Excellent overall condition exhibiting minor wear and virtually no flaws. 8.5×21 inches. Part of the Milhous Collection Photo Credit RM Auctions [phpbay keywords=”Korn Tether Car” num=”100″ siteid=”1″ category=”220″ sortorder=”PricePlusShippingHighest” templatename=”columns” columns=”5″ itemsperpage=”10″ paging=”true”]...
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1950s McCoy Hot Rod

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Exceptional model that received a full restoration and new graphics by artist Rhonda Bigonet. Shows the true look of 1950s hot rodding at its best. Wheelbase: 10.5 in. In exemplary condition. 8.5×16 inches. Part of the Milhous Collection Photo Credit RM Auctions [phpbay keywords=”McCoy Tether...
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1945 Reuhl Deluxe Front Drive Tether Car

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1945 Reuhl Deluxe Front Drive Tether CarA classic example finished in the historic number 7 “Blue Crown Spark Plug Special” livery. Wheelbase: 12.5 in. A highly original example in presentable overall condition showing wear on the brightwork and minor chipping on the paint. Part of...
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1946 Hiller Comet Streamliner Tether Car

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1946 Hiller Comet Streamliner Tether CarSleek tether car finished in its original blue paint with the “Hiller Comet” and the original stickers still applied. Wheelbase: 11.5 in. A highly original example in excellent preserved condition. Part of the Milhous Collection Photo Credit RM Auctions [phpbay...
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1939 Speed Chief “Cocktail Hour Special” Tether Race Car

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1939 Speed Chief “Cocktail Hour Special” Tether Race CarA very early gasoline-powered tether car. Distinctively liveried with outstanding graphics and wearing the race number 5. Details include an engine-turned dash, dice gear shift knob and extensive louvers. Wheelbase: 13 in. A highly original looking example,...
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1947 Dooling “F” Hornet/Magneto Powered Model Tether Car

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Well detailed and lettered with the number 2, Hornet/Magneto Special. Wheelbase: 11 in. Shows some wear on the brightwork, axles and tires. 8.5×17.5 inches. Part of the Milhous Collection Photo Credit RM Auctions [phpbay keywords=”Dooling Tether Car” siteid=”1″ category=”220″ sortorder=”PricePlusShippingHighest” templatename=”columns” columns=”5″ itemsperpage=”10″ paging=”true”]...
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Curly Class B Mite Racer Model Tether Car

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Smaller scale Mite racer scratch-built by Butch Marx and appearing to be almost brand-new condition. Wheelbase: 7.5 in. No visible flaws anywhere. 5×12 inches. Part of the Milhous Collection Photo Credit RM Auctions [phpbay keywords=”Curly | Tether Car” siteid=”1″ category=”220″ sortorder=”BestMatch” templatename=”columns” columns=”5″ itemsperpage=”10″ paging=”true”]...
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Bunch Speed Demon Model Tether Car

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Built on a wood frame and featuring intricate detail throughout. With “Bunch Power” by Donald Sohn, it is signed and dated on the undercarriage by Marvin Reichart, 1996. Wheelbase: 14.5 in. Excellent overall condition with fading on only one of the tires. 9.5×21 inches. Part...
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1948 McCoy “Irontop” Invader Model

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Tether car finished in a great paint scheme of black with yellow and black checked flames. Wheelbase: 11 in. Slightly older condition with some chipping of the paint. 7.5×17 inches. Part of the Milhous Collection Photo Credit RM Auctions   [phpbay keywords=”McCoy| Mc Coy| Tether...
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