Metalcraft Corp., St Louis, Missouri, 1920 - 1938. Metalcraft produced playground equipment (such as teeter-totters) and pressed-steel trucks and acquired the rights for producing the pressed-steel airplane of Lindburgh's "Spirit of St. Louis". The company made millions of toy truck premiums known as "Business Leaders".

Metalcraft toy trucks

George R. Ericson was the owner of the Metalcraft Corporation during the Great Depression and this company, like so many others in the world at that time, did not make it through the depression, shutting its doors for the last time in 1938.

Metalcraft Sunshine Biscuits truck:

Metalcraft value and price guide

What's your 'Metalcraft' worth? Here are some recently sold items (USA):

Picture Title Date sold Price
Governors Palace Virginia Ers Pewter 8 07/2019 $1 100.00
New Ers All Clad D3 Stainless Steel 10 07/2019 $549.00
New Ers All Clad D3 Stainless Steel 10 06/2019 $499.00
Colonial Williamsburg Brass Herb Stakes 07/2019 $595.00
First Prize Ham Delivery Truck Pressed 06/2019 $620.00
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Verena - May 13, 2019

check the bottom of your truck if it reads metalcraft st louis its the real deal
►reply: Excellent tip, thanks very much for sharing!

Kathy - May 17, 2013

hello, I have a metal craft truck that has a white king express logo can you give me any info on these trucks. it does have metal wheels thank you