A wonderful Akro Agate teapot from the line of children's toy dishes, in blue, softly marbleized with wisps of white showing here and there. According to The Complete Line of the Akro Agate Co., the smaller size pieces had 18 interior panels while the larger had 16. The dart-shaped ribbons (which are not always found on the serving pieces) are in groups of 5 on the small size, with 7 ribbons on the larger size.This is the smaller version, with each side of this child-size toy..
Absolutely wild, here's a colorful bird to add to your menagerie of tin wind-up toys. At first glance, I thought this little guy was a fish, but then once I took in his litho features, I realized that his bird beak was just "painted" on. With a lime green underbelly that actually glows under a black light, I'm speculating he dates to the 1960s.
Stands 2-1/2" high and a rather stocky 1-3/4" wide, marked on the tail underside with the Yone diamond mark, No. 2172, Made in J..
Cute as can be, this vintage Lehmann duck friction toy is appropriately named Quak, and was model #938. With a bright red bill, this wide-eyed toy duck will run around once you get his wheels all fired up and ready to go. Made in West Germany, this circa 1960 friction toy is in very good condition. Quak stands approx. 3 inch high. ..
1963 vintage wooden mechanical Gregor Creations pull string marionette clown, made in Austria. Pull the string that hangs from the bottom and the clown throws up his hands and kicks out his legs, sticking out his bright red tongue to finish off the amusing sentiment.
Measures approx. 6 inch high, from the top of his green hat to the bottom of his unmatched shoes. Marked on the reverse 1963 - Gregor Creations Inc N.O. LA. - Made in Austria
More than just a toy, this colorful..
Offering an old, worn, and fairly large Effanbee FAO Swartz Dy-Dee Baby doll layette box believed to date to the 1930s or early 1940s. Please note this is the box and booties only, with no doll included. This box measures 15-1/4 inch long, 11-1/2 inch wide, and 3 inch high.When I found this box, the pink cotton flannel-like booties were inside, but they have no labels or other markings to know whether they are for a Dy-Dee doll or some other. As they were in the ..
Vintage U.S. Metal ratchet-type noise maker wrapped in colorful, fun-loving images that yell out "PARTY!" in every respect. The tubular noise maker barrel measures 4-1/2" long and 1-1/8" wide, and has a red plastic handle and inner noise-making gear. In very good condition, with relatively little wear, considering its age. Marked U.S. Metal Toy Mfg. Co. N.Y. - Made in U.S.A. along the side. Likely dates to the early 1950s. ..
Vintage Akro Agate children's teapot with lid in the Stacked Disc pattern. The teapot is in the solid opaque green while the lid is done in white. Teapot measures 2-3/8 inch high to the rim, with the button-style knob on the lid taking it to 3 inch. Both pieces are in excellent, as-made condition with no nicks, chips, or cracks, just the typical rough mold seams.For the Akro Agate glass collector, please be sure to check out the other pieces I have to offer, featured below...
Vintage aluminum beverage set for children's kitchen play pretend party time, this set is still in (or maybe better to say "with") the original packaging, and marked as Little Bo Peep. This six-piece set consists of a beverage pitcher with red aluminum handle, four miniature tumblers, and a serving tray. Pitcher stands 3-1/2 inches high and 3-1/2 inches wide, handle to spout, while the mini tumblers are 2-3/8 inch high with a rim diameter of approx. 1-3/4 inch.&nbs..
Oversized 1970 Visit to the Supermarket Coloring Book with a wonderfully delightful vintage cover illustrated by L.B. Cole, most noted for his comic book work. Measuring approx. 14-3/8" high and 10-1/4" wide, this coloring book has a total of 48 pages (including the "Lets Go Shopping" inner cover page), all clean and color free. No pages are torn, but the outer top and inner bottom corners have varying degree of curls and creases, none overly offensive or beyond t..
Vintage U.S. Metal noise maker with four clown faces around the upper surface of a round pillow-shaped top, with a green plastic handle. The rattle-type noise maker top measures approx. 3-1/4 inch in diameter. In good condition, with a collection of small, superficial surface scratches and some minor areas of rust on the underside. Marked with the company's green round logo that reads U.S. Metal Toy Mfg. Co. - Made in U.S.A. Likely dates to the early 1950s. ..
Another vintage lithograph noise maker from days gone by, with this
U.S. Metal pan-shaped clacker / clapper noise maker decorated with what
looks to be a variety of Masquerade Ball dancers. Measuring 8" long and 4-1/8" wide, the front decoration is largely intact, with a bit of rust and wear around the edges and back, and some contact scratches on the front. Marked
with the company's green round logo that reads U.S. Metal Toy Mfg. Co. -
Made in U.S.A. ..