Tin Toys 1880-1940

Clown with drum

Made in prewar Japan 1930s

Clockwork – 8 inches tall ; 20 cm – fixed key ; tin with celluloid head

Upper body part goes from left to right which causes the arms to play the drum

Near mint condition – Z: 1-2 ; very rare

€ 650,-

Street vendor

Victor Bonnet – made in France 1920

Clockwork – 7 inches tall ; 18 cm – fixed key

Handpainted face & hands, fabric clothing ; cart once used for vegetables

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

€ 1250,-

Billiards-player

Kienberger – made in Germany 1920

Clockwork – 6.25  inches ; 16 cm

Excellent condition – Z: 2 – 1 metal ball

€  395,-

Baggage Cart

Hammerer & Kühlwein – DRGM Germany 1938

Clockwork activated through small wheels underneath

6 inches – 15 cm

Excellent condition – Z: 2

€  350,-

Soccer player

Made in Germany 1920’s

Balance toy – Spring action  – 6.5 inch ;  16,5 cm

 Near mint condition – Z: 1-2

€  195,-

Paddy the pig

Lehmann – made in Germany 1915

Clockwork – 4.5 inches ; 14,5 cm – handpainted with cloth

Fixed Lehmann key – Near mint condition – Z: 1-2

 

Paddy’s pride

Stock – made in Germany 1925

Clockwork – 8 inches long ; 20 cm -fixed key

Coachman with moving arms, pig’s ears rise

Near mint condition – Z: 1-2

€  950,-

Pigeon

Victor Bonnet France 1920

Clockwork – 8 inch ; 20 cm

Near mint condition  – Z: 1-2

€ 350,-

Le Pochard

F. Martin – made in France 1899

Clockwork – 8.25 inches tall ; 21 cm – fixed key

Handpainted face & hands, original fabric clothing & box

Excellent in near mint box condition – Z: 1-2

€ 1650,-

Crawling beetle

Lehmann – made in Germany 1910

Clockwork – 4  inches long ; 10 cm

Near mint condition – Z: 1

€  450,-

Balky mule

Lehmann – made in Germany 1915

Clockwork – 7.5 inches ; 18,5 cm – handpainted, lithography, cloth

Fixed Lehmann key – original box ; small box repair at lid-side

2 staples missing

Excellent in box condition – Z: 2

€  650,-