I have a number of early tinplate toy vehicles, and similar pieces to sell... Please take a look at my other listed items... Scarce pre-war Japanese tin car.
Kuramochi (CK);known for their classic 1930's American tinplate vehicles. Here in the desirable large size of 28.5 cm / just under 12 inch. These great old cars used a combination of litho printing and paint... With the roof, rear deck and fenders done in painted finish (which are the areas you will find wilth the usual loss of finish). The green litho sides, still clearly show their original/correct trade mark info for CK,,, MADE IN JAPAN and KOSUGE markings on both sides, low down on the doors.
Original clockwork / wind up mechanism... Front adjusting axle for steering.Car still retains it's front & rear bumpers... The side step plates, the head lights, and the radiator grill... Which extends up and over the length of the hood/bonnet. Now around 85 years old, still looks great in it's original aged play worn condition.... Displays natural paint loss/flaking, chips, scuffs, scratch and odd dimple/general aged finish....
All super solid and rot free. Interior with dirt, fluff and dust.
Old exposed metal work displays an even tarnished appearance, often seen on such old cars;(this could probably be buffed and cleaned if you prefer that look). Underside is in great shape, with only minor wear/play marks, scuffing... The old mechanism even retains it base cover. WITH A CAREFUL WINDING OF THE MOTOR MECHANISM, THE CAR WILL TRAVEL FORWARD AT A GOOD RATE OF SPEED.
A RARELY SEEN QUALITY MADE CAR..... ALL OFFERS WELCOME & CONSIDERED. If you need extra images, or have questions...
The item "LARGE KOSUGE KURAMOCHI CK 30's LIMOUSINE VINTAGE PREWAR JAPAN TIN PLATE TOY CAR" is in sale since Monday, May 14, 2018. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Vintage & Antique Toys\Tin\Vehicles". The seller is "audio2424" and is located in Thetford. This item can be shipped worldwide.