Tin Toys 1880-1940

Perambulator

Günthermann – made in Germany 1910 

Clockwork – 6.25 inches wide ; 16,5 cm – fixed key

4 actions: pram moves forward, legs of lady simulate walking, child lifts left hand with dummy up & down and makes noise

All original ; mint condition – Z: 1

 

Zig – Zag

Lehmann – made in Germany 1910 – 1945

Clockwork – 5 inches wide ; 13 cm – fixed Lehmann key

A white & black handpainted driver are disputing the direction to be steered; drives back & forth in all kind of directions

Excellent toy, Z: 2 with a near mint box Z: 1-2 

€ 2200,-

Handstand clown

J. Issmayer – made in Germany 1920

Clockwork – 7 inches tall ; 18 cm – fixed key

The clown moves his arms for a wobbling motion

Excellent condition – Z: 2

 

La Charrette Paysanne

Victor Bonnet – made in France 1927

9 inches long ; 23 cm – original instruction & hook

Handpainted horse & figures with clothes

Place the cart on a rough track & the horse will start trotting

Excellent+ condition – Z: 2+ ; few chips on head of kids

€ 1450,-

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,-

Le Ramier

V. Bonnet – made in France 1922

Clockwork – 8 inches long ; 20 cm – fixed key

The pigeon runs & nods it’s head

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

€ 1750,-

Paddy’s pride

Stock – made in Germany 1920s

Clockwork – 8 inches long ; 20 cm – fixed key

Coachman with moving arm and pig with moving ears

Excellent condition – Z: 2 

€ 995,-

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,-

Nina

Lehmann – made in Germany 1927 – 1941

Clockwork – 10 inches long; 25 cm (including mouse) ; fixed Lehmann  key 

Nina chases a mouse that flees from her in twists and turns. Head & tail of the cat are movable

Near mint condition – Z: 1-2

€ 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,-

Beetle

Lehmann – made in Germany 1898 – 1935

Clockwork – 4 inches long ; 10 cm – fixed key

Crawling & wing – beating beetle

Near mint in box condition – Z: 1-2 

 

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,-

 

Beetle

Carl Adam – made in Germany 1894

Clockwork – 4 inches long ; 10 cm – fixed key

Crawling & wing – beating beetle

Near mint in box condition – Z: 1-2 

 

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,-