VINTAGE WOSHIYA GOLDFISH TIN LITHOGRAPHED RARE 6 WIND UP TOY 1950's JAPAN. This rare Japanese tin toy from the 1950s marked "KO" in a parallelogram was manufactured by the Yoshiya Company, a major post war maker of tin toys in Kobe, Japan; also known as Kobe Yoko Ltd.. O designation is for the founder Mr."Googly Eyed" goldfish is all original and in wonderful condition in bright colors of various shades of gold, red, pink and white. It winds but doesn't seem to work. It is crank powered, I have not seen this toy before so I presume it to be quite rare. The toy is completely all original with it's authentic eye covers and eyes, crank, and the finish has not been altered or touched up in any way. Dimensions: 6 1/4" long x 4" wide x 3 1/4 high. Missing one rubber wheel & the other one is worn / A wonderful toy and fine example of Japanese toy manufacturing ingenuity, especially with the crank mechanism. Condition and rarity account for it's value.
This toy is from my own collection of 30 years. Extremely Rare and Beautiful toy. Smoke and pet Free Home. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Vintage & Antique Toys\Wind-up Toys".
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