Tin Toys 1880-1940

L’Eminent Avocat 

F. Martin – made in France 1905

9 inches tall ; 23 cm – clockwork operated, fixed key

The lawyer waves his arms and turns the upper part of his body

This is a variation of ‘L ‘Avocat’ – excited face without the hat

One of the rarest Martin toys

All original –  near mint in box condition – Z: 1-2

Price on request

Le Ramier

V. Bonnet – made in France 1922

Clockwork – 8 inches long ; 20 cm – fixed key

The pigeon swings during ride & nods it’s head

Mint in box condition – Z: 1 ; the box is very rare

€ 1650,-

Zikra

Lehmann – made in Germany 1924 – 1941

Clockwork – 7 inches long ; 18 cm – fixed Lehmann key

The mexican rider, with zebra, moves up & down

Near mint condition – Z: 1-2 

€ 495,-

Ostrich mail cart

Lehmann – made in Germany 1918 – 1938

Clockwork – 6.5 inches long ; 16,5 cm – fixed Lehmann key

Seated native holds harness of ostrich drawn cart

Mail slot on back of wagon

Excellent condition – Z:2 

€ 1150,-

Stubborn donkey

Lehmann – made in Germany 1897 – 1938

Clockwork – 7.5 inches long ; 18,5 cm – fixed Lehmann key

Seated clown wears cloth outfit, comical action, drawn by mule

Original rein

Near mint condition – Z: 1-2

€ 495,-

Boy on turtle

Tipp & Co – made in Germany 1920s

Clockwork – 5.25 inches long ; 13,5 cm – fixed key

The turtle moves in a circle

Excellent condition – Z: 2 

€ 450,-

 

Chicken laying eggs

Candy container – made in Germany  1930

Spring pull back mechanisme: push the chicken downwards & she will lay an egg ; 5 inches tall – 12 cm 

Excellent condition – Z: 2

Head comes off to fill again ; candy replaced

€ 245,-

Fighting roosters

Einfalt – made in Germany  1920s

Clockwork – fixed  key ; 7.5 inches wide – 27 cm 

Roosters move back & forth giving impression of a fight

Near mint condition – Z: 1-2

€ 495,-

Buffalo Bill

Lehmann – made in Germany 1909 – 1945

Lithographed base with handpainted cowboy & horse

Clockwork – 6.5 inches long ; 16,5 cm – fixed key

Excellent condition – Z: 2

€ 650,-