a fantastic robot meccano ,from the blue and gold period i found the old notice they mention from 1948 to 1954. these were in the Windows of the meccano sellers .i love the "tribal esthetic"of the head height 80cm.all the mechanism is Inside in brass with an electric wire .would be great to find an engine actually agreed to motorize him again you can see one on you tube they used to turn the head left and right and walk like skating with his big feet http://youtu.be/t920mBFbXVk
5 1/4" tall. Base is 3" wide and 3 3/4" deep. Letters clear.
Not sure of age. I am guessing 70's. Operates well. Light wear to clear plastic pitcher. Roughness on handle.
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1938 Ferdinand & Matador Toy
A Vintage Marx Tin Wind-up, the Walt Disney 1938 Ferdinand the Bull and Matador. Winds up and works, though a bit stiff. Nice example.
Just wind him up and watch him go. This monkey has its original key and when wound he strums his guitar and moves his head. He sits on a tin stump that is mounted on a wooden base. This toy was made in Japan and dates c. 1949. There are 2 minor creases in his hat, otherwise, very fine condition. He is 7 1/2 inches tall.
The graphics are amazing on this Busy Bee toy sewing machine. It comes in its original box and has the original clamp. Busy Bee toy sewing machines were made in the late 1800's. The crank turns with ease. The box has some damage, but the machine is in excellent condition. The base measures 6 inches.
Offered is a vintage, 1930's, Wyandotte, Mechanical Duck Shooting Gallery Tin Game. The game measures 11" high x 14" wide and features a large fixed wind-up key in front.
The game works by turning the wind-up key and flipping the start lever. The ducks are supposed to move across the shooting gallery as the center target wheel turns. Ducks are attached to an elastic fabric band that turns on wheels...
I remeber these as a small child, every home should have one.
This Gorham sterling yo-yo is 2 1/4" in diameter by 1 3/8". . It is hallmarked Gorham sterling cover 30 steel body. Circa 1930s. There are a few dings in the sterling. Definitely for the person who has everything. There are the letters the letters "R" and "G ?" on the top. It's so faint you can hardly read it.
Super nice Tin Windup Walking Sergeant on a red white and blue starred
original display card.
Excellent vintage condition.
Measurements: 5" tall
Unusual Vintage Tin Litho White Rabbit with Pocket Watch from Alice in Wonderland Music Box/Block. This item is covered on all but one side with Tin Litho's which show the White Rabbit looking at his Watch and the words In Wonder. The Wind Up mechanism plays Mary Had a Little Lamb. The Block measures 2 1/2" X 2" X 1". The back side where the wind up key has a solid wood back. There is some wear to the Litho as shown in our images, but none to the major Rabbit Image. No other Damage or repairs...
Really nice vintage Chein tin spinning top toy colorfully lithographed with circus scenes showing clowns, elephants, ducks and dogs. The wooden handle is push down to engage the spinning mechanism. The top is marked with Chein's logo.
Origin: America, ca. 1940. Condition: very nice, a few thumprint dings, very colorful, minimal paint loss. Size: 7-1/4" diameter; 6-3/4" tall.
Measuring 7 inches long x 4 inches high x 6 inches wide, this all tin, 1943 copyrighted, WOLVERINE “SEE and SPELL” educational school toy is in fine overall condition! The tin is lithographed with a delightful scene of school children standing at the front of the class during a spelling bee with the teacher seen in the lower left corner holding a spelling book! Just adorable! On the back of the toy, a lone boy is seen drawing pictures and practicing spelling at a portable chalk board...