Westerville, Ohio, 1920s - 1985. Originated in 1925 with the purchase of George D. Wanner Co., who made a brand of kites called "E-Z-Fly". Its merger with Andes Foundry and the Federal Toy Co, in 1925 under the aegis of American Toy Co. In 1928, Kilgore introduced cast iron cars, trucks, and fire engines, including cast-iron cannons, cap guns, and toy paper caps. Butler Brothers became its biggest distributor.

The company moved to Toone Tennessee in 1961 and remained in the cap gun and signal flare business until 1985.

Kilgore value and price guide

What's your 'Kilgore' worth? Here are some recently sold items (USA).

Picture Title Date Sold for
Vry Rare Original Cast Iron Tat Tri 08/2019 $1 475.00
1940 Cast Iron Roy Rogers Cap Pistol In 08/2019 $1 488.63
Sons Of The Desert 1 Original Logo 1 1 09/2019 $1 000.00
Skull Fabricated By International 07/2019 $750.00
Rare Original Kenton 6 Sedan Coupe Car 09/2019 $650.00

See all sold items for more prices.

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Comments (5)

John - November 17, 2016
I foolishly took apart my Kilgore Bronco 6 shooter. Where is there a schematic that one can follow. This is NOT a 50 shot. Thanks. John
No idea, but you could try and ask here: Nicholscapguns.com.

Dennis - August 23, 2016
Love AR. I have a Kilgore six-shooter. Nice condition, chrome finish. Could you tell me the value? There are a couple on eBay for about $60. Is this high or low???
Boxed even higher. But yeah seems right, between 30 and 60 bucks!

Howie - May 12, 2013
5/11/13Bought a Kilgore Invincible cap pistol at auction and it is dated December, 1914.

Wolf - April 11, 2013
found a bronco #208 in the box any idea on the value
Between 20 and 50 USD.

Charles - August 17, 2010
Hey, WoW, just find a really nice kilgore cast iron pontiac car sedan. Garage sale for $1.00
Thats a great find Charles!