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..
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. ..
Absolutely wild, here's a colorful Yone bird to add to your menagerie of vintage 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. 21..
Shop around and you'll find a number of these Uncle Sam register bank in the three-coin style, but I've had little (actually no) luck finding a link to one of these quarter registers in my research. With a single top slot coin drop, this hard-to-find quarter bank even works! I made the coin-saving mistake of dropping a couple of quarters in to test it before reading the instructions on the back, which lets the user know that the "First quarter deposited locks bank." Oops. I..
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...
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. ..