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CF is part of the casting identification # found on the license plates of their latter made castings. They may also be the initials of the manufacturer, but that has not been confirmed.

A series made before the 'CF' plate designation appeared was "Winner" in 1970s and "[URL="https://www.hobbytalk.com/bbs1/1474-diecast-manufacturer-brands/591907-tak-wo-diecast-production-history.html#post6564941"]Tak Wo[/URL]" in the early 1980s. Both of these were made in Hong Kong, but not apparently (?) by the same maker.

In the 1980s to 1990s, the first (8) models of the 'CF' named series appeared. These were issued with friction pull back motors and appear to be based on previously issued Tomica castings and were fitted with solid 'speed' type wheels. They were called "Free Wheel Friction Mini Car" on their packages. Some of them also have the make and model name, casting number and scale included on their base plates.

It appears castings were issued with different wheels set used over time.


See Canasia Toys & Gifts and Kidmark also.



Sourced references -

https://www.hobbydb.com/marketplaces/hobbydb/subjects/cf
Encyclopedia of Small-Scale Diecast Motor Vehicle Manufacturers - Sahakangas, Foster & Weber (2006)
 
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