Tin Toys 1940-1960

Matsch

Wüco – made in us zone Germany 1950

Clockwork – 5 inches tall ; 13 cm

Mechanisme is in the football; after winding up the ball rolls & brings the player to run

Excellent condition – Z: 2 ; rare

€ 550,-

Rooster

Köhler – made in Germany 1950s

Clockwork – 5 inches long ; 13 cm

Tin with pastic tail & felt comb

Picking up his food

Near mint condition – Z: 1-2

€ 95,-

Elephant

Blomer & Schuler – us zone Germany 1950

Clockwork – 4.25 inches long ; 11 cm – original box & complete

Toy is near mint – Z: 1-2 with excellent box

€ 395,-

Sea devil

Köhler – W. Germany  1955

Clockwork – 2.5 inches ; 7 cm.

Near mint condition – Z: 1-2 ; rare

€ 165,-

Circus dog with ball

Made in us zone Germany 1950, maker unknown

Clockwork – 4.5 inches tall ; 11,5 cm. – original box

Legs rotate, front legs move up & down simulating pushing the ball

NMIB condition – Z: 1-2 ; very rare

€ 375,-

Bird 

Köhler – made in Germany 1950s

Clockwork – 3.5 inches ; 9 cm.

The bird hops & flaps his wings

Mint condition – Z: 1 ; very rare

€ 220,-

Clown juggler

Schuco – us zone Germany  1950

Clockwork – 4.5 inches tall ; 11,5 cm.

Original box & key

Clown is juggling the balls while moving in circles on smooth surface

Near mint in box condition – Z: 1-2 

€ 350,-

Fishing Fred

NBN – us zone Germany  1950

Clockwork – 5.5 inches wide ; 14 cm. 

Fisher swings his fish in circles

Toy is near mint with mint original box ; Z: 1-2

€ 275,-

Champ on ice

TPS Japan 1960

Clockwork – 8.75 inches wide ; 22 cm 

Three bears scating in line with complex mechanism. Front bear swings arms as other bears kick their left legs in scating motion.

Excellent condition ;  Z: 2

€ 295,-

Girl with chickens

TPS Japan 1950’s

Clockwork – 5.25 inch tall ; 13 cm  – original box

Girl walks sideways with swivel motion while chickens follow on rod. Right hand moves as if throwing seed, as her head bobs.

NMIB condition ;  Z: 1-2

€ 395,-

Ski – Jumper 

Blomer & Schuler – made in us zone Germany 1950

Clockwork – 4.5 inches tall ; 11,5 cm. – original box 

Mint condition with very good box (small piece of side-lid of box is missing) – Z: 1-2

€ 275,-

Clown juggler with monkey

TPS – made in Japan 1950

Clockwork – 9.25 inches tall ; 23,5 cm.

Original box ; fixed key

Clown’s arms rotate. The right arm has a stick which hits chair leg causing monkey to spin while balanced on clown’s nose.

Near mint in box condition – Z: 1-2 

€ 795,-

Soldier musician

Schuco – made in Germany 1957

Clockwork – 5 inches tall ; 13 cm – printed on key: Toumoulage Marseille

Shuffles in circles on smooth surface and plays the drum & cymbal

Excellent condition – Z: 2

€ 275,-

Clown playing violin

Schuco – W. Germany  1950s

Clockwork – 4.5 inches tall ; 11,5 cm. 

Original box 

NMIB condition ; Z: 1-2

€ 275,-

Touchdown Pete

TPS / Linemar, made in Japan 1950

Clockwork – 5.5 inches tall ; 14 cm. – original box

Player in the kneeling position stands up at the waist as he moves forward. Player bends down & turns via lever extending down from base etc.

Factory touch-up in blue area.

Toy is near mint – Z: 1-2. Box has few small holes & some tape inside.

€ 550,-

Happy clown

Distler, made in us zone Germany 1950

Clockwork – 6.5 inches tall ; 16 cm. – original box

Moves head & upper bodypart, then becomes smaller; in doing so eyes closes & strechtches body again

MIB condition – Z: 1

€ 350,-

Hopsa

Schuco – made in us zone Germany 1950

Clockwork – 4.5 inches tall ; 11,5 cm. – original box

Excellent in box condition – Z: 2

€ 275,-

Clown playing violin

Schuco – made in us zone Germany 1950

Clockwork – 4.5 inches tall ; 11,5 cm. 

Original box

NMIB condition – Z: 1-2

€ 275,-

Skating chef

TPS – made in Japan 1950

Clockwork – 6.25 inches tall ; 16 cm. 

Chef skates on wheeled left foot with right leg pushing off, causing body to dip in realistic motion

Naear mint condition – Z: 1-2

€ 275,-

Circus seal

Made in Japan 1950

Friction – 4 inches long ; 10 cm. 

Moves forward , flippers move up & down ; ball spins

Excellent condition – Z: 2

€ 145,-

Circus clown 

TPS – made in Japan 1950s

Clockwork – 6 inches tall ; 15 cm.

Clown pedals forward, spins around, moves forward again while arms swing up & down.

Near mint condition – Z: 1-2 

€ 295,-

Handstand clown 

Köhler – us zone Germany  1950

Clockwork – 3.5 inches tall ; 13 cm.

Near mint condition – Z: 1-2 

€ 295,-

Jonny the clown

Nürnberger Blechspielwarenfabrik – W. Germany  1950s

Clockwork – 5.5 inches tall ; 14 cm.

Original box.

Walks backwards in a circle, salutes with hat.

Near mint in box condition – Z: 1-2

€ 345,-

Pram

Made in us zone Germany 1950

5  inches long ; 12,5 cm 

Near mint condition ;  Z: 1-2 – Rare

€ 245,-

Pram

Made in Japan 1950

4.7 inches wide ; 12 cm 

Near mint condition ;  Z: 1-2

€ 195,-

Dancing couple

MT – Made in occupied Japan 1940s

Clockwork, celluloid – 4.7 inches tall ; 12 cm – original box

NMIB condition – Z: 1-2

 

Pram

 Made in Germany 1950s

5 inches wide ; 13 cm

Excellent condition – Z: 2

€ 195,-

Mama kangaroo

TPS –  Japan 1963

Jumping baby kangaroo – original box ; rubber ears, plastic leaf

Clockwork – 6 inches tall ; 15 cm 

NMIB condition – Z: 1-2

€ 295,-