You are looking at a Vintage LIL Abner & The DogPatch 4 Band - Tin Wind Up Toy - Unique Art Manufacturing Company. The musicians physically play there instruments, and after over 70 years of playing this item shows signs of. To view this vintage toy in action. Please note: I didn't wind up the toy all the way for the video, so I have no idea how many minutes it actually plays.
The left side of the drummers face and some of the piano keys show the most wear. The January, 1946 issue of Playthings magazine advertised this toy as the first post-WWII metal wind-up toy.
Considered a classic tin wind-up toy, most collectors are familiar the Dogpatch Band's multiple actions, it's multiple comic characters, incredible detail, and awesome lithography. It's identical in concept to at least half a dozen other American toys produced by Marx and Strauss. You may return it if the item is unused, undamaged and in the exact same condition that you received it.
The item "Vintage LIL Abner & The DogPatch 4 Band Tin Wind Up Toy Unique Art Man. Co" is in sale since Saturday, June 03, 2017. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Vintage & Antique Toys\Wind-up Toys". The seller is "jackburton" and is located in West Springfield, Pennsylvania.
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