Vintage McLoughlin game of "Peter Coddle and His First Trip to New York." Excellent lithographed box cover showing Mr. Coddle as he examines an early bicycle. The box has some scuffs along the edges and the top edge of the lithograph has a tear. 4-1/4"x5-1/2".
Lionel #57 orange "Broadway & Main" electrical lamp post. Stamped on the bottom "Lionel #57". Very nice condition.
Pair of pre-war Lionel train warning signals. The actual signs are missing from the towers. The bottoms are stamped "Lionel #068".
Metal double lamp post with "Main St." sign. Probably Lionel or Marx, but not marked. Includes a track clip. One bulb is burned out, otherwise excellent condition. 7-3/4" tall.
Metal double lamp post with "Main St." sign. Probably Lionel or Marx, but not marked. Excellent working condition. 7-3/4" tall.
Terrific composition head from a hand puppet or marionette. The soldier's head may represent Bismarck.
European, probably German, circa 1900. Condition: excellent. Size: 3-3/8" tall.
Terrific composition head from a hand puppet or marionette depicting a young lady. .
European, probably German, circa 1900. Condition: very, very slight rubs to paint. Size: 3-3/8" tall.
Cast iron telephone pole for use with a train set. The bottom is impressed "HA". Circa 1920's. All pieces have paint flakes appropriate to age. 8-3/4" tall.
Wood CAT tinker-type toy in original cellophane made in West Germany, c.1950's. The painted wood colors are: red, blue, green, yellow, black and natural. The paper packaging has drawings of toys in primary colors and it says "Made in West Germany" (also in French and Spanish). The cat measures 5" tall by 6 1/4" wide. Cute and collectible.....$9 for insured USA shipping plus applicable NY sales tax.
Very nice lithographed tin penny toy in the form of a convertible sedan being driven by a chauffeur. The toy is completely original and is marked "Made In Germany". Circa 1930. Excellent condition, very light surface wear. 5" long.
This tin child's toy was made by the Wolverine Company, probably in the 1950's. It measures 11 inches high by 11 1/2 inches wide and 6 1/2 inches deep. The lithograph reads "lil bo peep" and is in excellent condition with no wear or damage, the tin is also very clean. The faucet is purple plastic and in excellent shape as well. I also have the matching refrigerator and stove to complete the set.
A delightful find for the Baby Boomer Generation! A circa 1950's, mint condition, COMPLETE SET of bright blue, yellow, and green plastic toy Police Whistles, untouched in their original, cardboard, store display box. This type of display would have been placed on the counter next to the checkout register with the gum and candy to entice little girls and boys to purchase!
The display box cover features a city policeman demonstrating the authentic and powerful amplitude of the whistles...
A delightful and diminutive, circa 1950's set of children's wooden architectural building blocks marked "Made in Japan". Measuring a slight 4" x 5", the brightly painted blocks are housed in a cardboard box featuring a darling, colorful graphic of a child playing with them. Condition is quite fine with the exception noted of 2 missing blocks.
A miniature copper lustre pitcher by Lancaster & Sandland, Hanley, Staffordshire, circa 1950. Stamped: HANDPAINTED. Decorated in chinoiserie style with overglaze colors of blue and chinese red with copper lustre accents. There is some surface crazing but no chips or cracks. Measures 2 1/4 inches in height by 2 3/4 inches at its widest point.
A child's figural eggcup in the shape of an Owl. Keele Street Pottery Co. Ltd., circa 1950. Marked on the base with incised letters "KSP" and MADE IN ENGLAND. The owl is seated on a tuft of grass. He has blue eyes with yellow and a yellow nose (some of the yellow paint has flaked otherwise fine). Measures 2 3/8 inches in height.
A child's Nursery Rhyme mug By John Tams & Sons Ltd. Longton, Staffordshire. Circa 1935. Features "Little Bo Peep" who stands with a worried and perplexed look (having lost her sheep). Incised marks on the base: TAMS ENGLAND. Light overall crazing and a very tiny nick on the base rim otherwise in fine condition. Measures 2 7/8 inches in height.
Neddy The Donkey And Pimple The Clown Mug, Staffordshire, Nelson Ware (Elijah Cotton), circa 1950. Marked on the base: C/BCM/NELSON WARE/MADE IN ENGLAND. The scene on one side of the mug depicts Pimple the Clown seeing stars after being kicked by Neddy the Donkey. The other side is captioned: PIMPLE FOR A TRICK/WAS HAVING A RIDE/NEDDY WITH A KICK/FLUNG HIM FAR AND WIDE. Green trim. measures 2 3/4 inches in height by 4 inches at its widest point. In fine condition.
English cast composite black pug--16 inches long-7 inches wide and 10.5 inches high--indications of touch up paint-no condition problems--you seldom find a pug this tranquil-ca 1900s