Beautiful Peltier NLR Panda with an opaque black base that is striped with four ribbons of white between two seams.Measures approx. 16mm (5/8 inch) in diameter, and is in near mint condition, with a couple of pinpoint nicks and an oblong as-made blow-out-type crease toward the top of one side...
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..
Vintage 1958 Cadillac Eldorado Series 62 Seville Coupe diecast model car, with a scale of 1:32 from the National Motor Museum Mint. With upswept tailfins, a Robin's egg blue baked enamel exterior topped by a gray hard top, this model car has opening doors, trunk, and hood; rubber tires. In excellent condition, measuring 6-1/2" long...
A large (22 mm) vintage Czech marble with swirling thin yellow and red frosted stripes coming around from both sides, leaving a thin window to reveal the translucent center. Adding variety to its intriguing look, one view of this mib shows the stripes diving more toward the center, with a lone, stray thread of green/blue/black tagging along.
I've seen some of these referred to as bullet mold marbles, but don't know if that term is more accurate and appropriate than to sa..
Another Peltier beauty, this one with a split of white foamy waves across its transparent base and a couple of wispy red ribbons floating near the surface amidst a globe full of sparkling tiny bubbles.
Measures just over 18mm (3/4 inch) in diameter. In near mint condition, with a couple of tiny nicks and a few as-made dimples...
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. ..
For your vintage marble collection, a set of 19 multi-colored cat's eye Marble King vintage marbles, with colors of blue, yellow, green, peachy orange and white. This set of Marble King cat eyes is believed to date to around the 1960s, still in the original unopened bag. The bag label indicates that the "bag includes shooter 319-CE," however, all 19 marbles appear to be of the same size (16mm). The bag plastic has dulled with age and there is one corner with a few snags, bu..
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..
A mighty cute wooden vintage pull string Santa decoration, with a candy cane in one hand, presents in the other. Pull the string at the base and he appears to leap for joy as he prepares to make his deliveries of delight.
Santa is made of a lightweight wood, and stands 6" high. Unmarked both as to maker and age, he is believed to date to around the 1970s...
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. ..
Akro Popeye corkscrew marble in a blue, yellow, and white corkscrew banding, with the blue being wider and more prominent, the yellow closely hugging one edge of the blue, and a feathering white filling in much of the remaining space amidst a transparent wraparound band. Size: 19 mm in diameter (3/4 inches) Condition: Good; there are a number of tiny surface nicks around this one (as well as the common bubbles within the glass), but none are a glaring detraction...
Akro Agate carnelian corkscrew marble, with a translucent vaseline-colored base wrapped in a wispy carnelian orange corkscrew — a look that gives it almost an orangeade or grenadine floater appearance.
Size: just under 15 mm (< 5/8 inch in diameter)
Condition: Very good, with a few tiny nicks and one small donut-shaped impression, as made...
Akro Agate Popeye corkscrew marble in a yellow, green, and white corkscrew banding, with a transparent wraparound band to add to its visual appeal. Size: 17 mm in diameter (or just short of 11/16 inch) Condition: Very good, with three tiny contact points detected under loupe inspection (two shown in images 4-7, the third in the last photo, on the inside of 2 o'clock) ...
Akro Agate corkscrew marble with a milky white base wrapped in a tart yellow spiral band. Size: 16 mm in diameter (5/8 inch) Condition: Mint condition; under loupe inspection I detect just a couple of pinpoint marks, all appearing to be as made...
One of my favorites (I love red!), this Akro corkscrew marble has an opaque base with a translucent red snake, its color and properties giving the cork a darker spiraling look. In addition to the photos taken with the photography lights, I've included a couple of shots of this beauty in bright, natural sunlight, the latter of which was taken (as you can see) with the sun coming in from the opposite side.
Size: 17 mm in diameter (just under 11/16 inches)
Coming from the same estate, two pair of vintage marbles -- with each pair or set consisting of a 5/8" mib and a 1/2" peewee - all believed to be Master Marble Comet patches. One of the pairs is done in an egg yolk yellow and red color combination, while the other is black and mustard yellow. Each of the larger marbles show damage, with the yellow/red one having a jagged crack all the way around the outer surface and the black/yellow one actually as made, but with a couple of..
Fabulous Peltier NLR Blue Panda with a deep blue base striped with four ribbons of white between two seams.Measures 16mm (5/8 inch) in diameter, and is in mint, as-made condition. (There's a subtle groove tracing the border between a couple of the stripes, and a couple of barely detectable as-made blow-out dimples.)..
Fabulous Champion Agate three-color swirl marble in an opaque white, burnt orange, and mint green, the wispy blend of colors adding to its appeal. Size: 15+ mm in diameter (5/8 inches) Condition: Near mint condition; under loupe inspection I find two little nicks and some tiny pinpoint as-made dimples...
A yummy vintage Akro Agate Prize Name corkscrew marble with a bright yellow base and a deep red, somewhat translucent spiraling snake. Size: 17 mm in diameter (just over 5/8 inch) Condition: Near mint; I detect only one small nick in the yellow and an under-surface hit/bruise in the red...
Offering a lot of 9 vintage banana cateye marbles, believed to have been made by Peltier. Included are four red bananas (with one a deeper red than the other three), two blue, two white, and one that is a peach color, showing some rather unusual greenish gray spots or dots. One of the blue bananas is very thin, with compressed vanes.
These measure approx. 16mm (5/8 inch) in diameter, and are in very good condition, with a few small nicks, the most notable on the peach-co..