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 your Fernand Martin worth? Here are some recently sold items.
|Fernand Martin Fm Chinese Mechanical Toy 1900...||03/2021||£2 498.99|
|The Pigeon Vébé Toy Old Toy Fernand Martin...||01/2021||£413.63|
|Tin Victor Bonnet Fernand Martin 1920 S Pigeon...||02/2021||£361.07|
|Automaton Fernand Martin Box My Portiere Nº 147...||01/2021||£86.17|
|Partition Spring Smile For Pianist Automaton...||02/2021||£4.31|
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