Magnificent early Marx mechanical tin litho "circular" toy in working condition, car is loose mechanism sticks. The motorcycle cop is pulled back to its starting position which releases the vehicle. As it passes the traffic cop the stop/go sign turns slightly. Regardless of it being in the Stop, Go, or in-between position the vehicle will pass him by. However, if it passes the signal in the full Stop position the motorcycle cop is released.It shoots across the surface and stops. In this position a rod attached to the underside of the motorcycle cop will automatically prevent the vehicle from passing. He's now caught, or "pinched" by the cop.
The unlucky driver is pulled over by an angry motorcycle cop. The driver very closely resembles a young Louis Marx. The side panels show a judge pronouncing sentence on the unfortunate driver. The jury, consisting of all bald men, look on. A prisoner wearing the stereotyped black and white striped uniform watches the proceeding through a barred window.
The instructions are printed on the reverse. Size: 9¾" square and 3" tall.Box 10¼" square and 3¼" tall. The item "Vintage 1930s Marx Pinched Wind-up Tin Litho Toy" is in sale since Sunday, March 05, 2017. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Vintage & Antique Toys\Wind-up Toys". The seller is "bigsurelegance" and is located in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Russian federation, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica.