Fernand Martin made funny and sophisticated wind-up tin toys, some with multiple actions, and was copied many times by other toy manufacturers.
There are 4 distinctive periods of his work and of his successors: 1878-1894 (F. Martin), 1895-1912 (F. Martin), 1912-1919 (Georges Flersheim) and 1919-1937 (Victor Bonnet).
Some of his sought after toys include:
What's it worth? Take a look at this Fernand Martin price guide: sold listings for a value indication.