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"Clown Playing Violin" Toy Japanese Wind-Up, Circa 1950's

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Japanese Wind up Toy Dog, by Nomura, Japan, circa 1960
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Made of tin with a rubber tail, this toy was manufactured by The Nomura Toy Industrial Company Ltd., Japan; note "T.N" designation in parallelogram on the underneath (see image), thi...
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Vintage Wind-Up Toy, Circa 1950 "Smiling Boy Polishing Boots" Rare
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This is a very rare toy that I have not seen an example of before, and judging by it's action and appearance, I would venture to say it is post war, probably made in Japan for the Am...
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Wind-Up Toy "KnockoutChamps" with Original Box, circa 1930
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"Knockout Champs" was manufactured by Louis Marx & Co. in New York, circa 1930. The toy is made of lithographed tin, the boxers are hand-painted celluloid, and the rope around the ri...
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Vintage Japanese Tin Space Toy Mechanical Bank, Circa 1950's Rare
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Japanese tin mechanical bank features a rocket launcher mounted on the top surface of the body which fires a missile (penny or coin) into outer space, as represented by a globe like ...
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Six Kobe Toys, Japanese, Meiji Period, circa 1900
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Kobe Toys are very mysterious and not much is known about them. They were created and hand made during the Meiji period in Japan, which covered the years 1868 until 1912. These parti...
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American Tin Toy Trolley, circa 1880
By George W. Brown & Co.
Located in Incline Village, NV
Horse drawn trolleys or "horse buses" were the main source of "mass transit", along with trains in the late 1800s in America. Thus they were ubiquitous subject matter for toy makers ...
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Vintage French Toy "Les Acrobates", circa 1920
By G. Doloy
Located in Incline Village, NV
Rare 100 year old French toy in it's original box depicting two acrobats attached to a wire frame with brown barrel weights, cascading down a green metal ladder. Once assembled (loop...
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Black "Squeak" Toy, Probably German, circa 1890
Located in Incline Village, NV
Very rare and unique "squeak" toy probably from Germany, circa 1890. It is called a squeak toy because when pressing down on the tall hat, a "squeaking" sound is created by a bellows...
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