MARX J-9638 PLUTO The Drum Major - a great novelty clockwork tin toy, brightly coloured with black rubber ears and tail - when wound rocks back and forward while arms go up and down waving stick and rattle, also 'honks' horn at each cycle : 16 cm / 6 1/2" tall Made in Japan.
HK 580 (Western Germany) FIGURO The Speaking Dog - very scarce German issue toy (possibly HUKI), painted plastic dog mounted on brightly coloured tinplate stand that incorporated a permanent clockwork key and off off switch to front, with original instruction leaflet 13 cm / 7" tall Very similar to the Japan issue "Bonzo the educated and counting dog".
SCHUCO 5720 Mercedes Benz Hydro Car - scarce colour variation is green, with red plastic interior, clockwork motor to rear wheels,working order with correct Schuco key, includes steering wheel accessory, control wire, a couple of wooden bollards, together with instruction slip - approximately 22 cm / 8 1/2" long.
JML Tinplate Motorcycle - Made in France, blue with red/yellow rider, free-wheeling cream balloon tin wheels, dark grey stabiliser wheels, 165 mm long.
SFA Tinplate Motorcycle Combination with Sidecar made in France, orange with blue rider, free-wheeling cream balloon tin wheels, 165 mm long.
Ichiko (Japan) Mercedes Benz 300SE - This impressive large scale tinplate model finished in the hard to find metallic red with blue/grey tinprinted interior, black plastic wheels with plated hubs, working push n go friction drive motor to rear wheels, 61cm Matching label to base of model and box end.
Battery Operated Tinplate & plastic British Airways CONCORDE - Ex shop stock example, white tinplate upper fuselage, tail and upper wings are white tinplate with blue & red British Airways livery, detachable wings concealing battery compartment. approximately 18 " / 46 cm long. EINCO - Made in Japan
Monteleone 697 Cruiser Corsair II with Remote Control - superb example, moulded plastic, battery operated cruiser with lead to hand held remote control, also has stand and comes in original box, approx. 50cm long.
KO Toys (Yoshiya) Tropical Fish - superbly lithographed tinplate toy with plastic eyes and fins, crank winding handle to base and the fish moves around with a mystery/random action on a flat surface - approximately 20cm long, 12cm tall.
ALPS (Japan) JOCKO the Band Leader Clockwork Monkey with Cymbals - Brown fur covered clockwork figure with orange face and red felt hat, permanent key to front to work clockwork motor/mechanism, the monkey nods head and rocks up and down while playing the gilt tinplate cymbals, red ALPS label to underside. Made in Japan.
Wells Brimtoy GPO Bedford S-type Repair Truck - Green tinplate body with fabric cover and opening tailgate. Black plastic spare wheel and yellow plastic ladder attached to front of body, working friction drive to front, 7" 18cm
Tinplate Biplane possibly Suzuki (SSS) but unbranded other than Made in Japan, factory sample Tag Jerry Fisher Ltd. Tokyo, similar to Linemar Eddied Rickenbacker Biplane but with wing registration NX 211 (St. Louis monoplane), friction drive, nicely lithographed - 24cm wingspan.
LineMAR Toys Mechanical Hopping BOBBY The Bear - Great novelty clockwork toy with permanent key, fully working - hopping action, nicely lithographed - approximately 11 cm tall. Made in Japan
ALPS Pekingese Dog Clockwork Toy - Synthetic fur covered clockwork toy with permanent key, fully working, tail spins rotating the dog and ball, approximately 11 cm tall. Made in Japan
Yanoman Mechanical Acrobat Monkey - Nicely tin printed clockwork toy with permanent key, fully working, approximately 11 cm tall. Made in Japan
ALPS CUBBY The Reading Bear - tinplate figure with fake fur and yellow felt trousers, working clockwork motor with permanent key, nicely printed tinplate book slots on to front of body, approximately 7" / 16 cm tall.
Chad Valley Clockwork Leaping Frog - multi coloured tinplate model with working clockwork motor and key although the action is more like a swimming action than leaping !, approximately 3" to 4" .
Palitoy SKIPPY The Walking Terrier - painted white plastic articulated dog with collar and lead - just joggle his lead up and down and Skippy takes a walk - great unusual novelty toy and very scarce, approximately 16cm .
BELL Toys SPOT Mechanical Swimming Puppy - white plastic body with front legs that rotate to wind up the spring fitted underneath, when released the dog paddles/swims in water (not tested), approximately 14cm . Product of Bell Toys London
TC Transcon Friction Drive Tinplate Truck & Trailer (Japan) - promotional model made for Transcon and sold in illustrated boxes with no manufacturers marks other than "Made in Japan" blue/grey with push n go friction drive to front wheels, cantilevered opening back doors 9open one which in turn opens the other) - approximately 12" 30cm
KO Toys (Yoshiya Japan) Billy the Ball Blowing Magic Whale - Clockwork tinplate novelty toy with pemanent key, fully working with both original polystyrene balls, 8" / 16cm , made in Japan.
Fipps 593/25 Tanz Puppchen Dancing Dolls MECKI Dancing Boy - with fabric lederhosen, permanent key to back, 7" / 17cm , made in Western Germany
NGT A (Japan) Musical Monkey with Cymbal & Drum - tinplate figure with fake fur, fabric face with plastic eyes, fabric jacket and hatcolourful tinplate drum and brass coloured cymbals, 8" / 20cm , made in Japan NGT A within circle lower left front and mountain scene with m . mn to lower right of lid (FUJI Press Kogyo/Kogyosho Co. Ltd. - Katsushika,...
Vintage Clockwork Dancing Dog - This is a cute soft fur coated clockwork dog, vibrates and shuffles slightly while head wags from side to side, tinplate glasses, red card top hat 14cm , box is stamped Made in Western Germany 640/6