Yoshiya (1950 - 1970) also known as Kobe Yoko Ltd. was a major Japanese toy maker from the post war period.
Yoshiya -known by their mark KO- specialised in mostly mechanical or wind-up toys featuring fanciful designs, but they are also known for its extensive line of Robby the Robot knockoff toys.
What's your 'Ko' worth? Here are some recently sold items (UK).
|Horikawa Sh Masudaya Yoshiya Machine||07/2019||£183.00|
|Aoki Yoshiya Cragstan Horikawa Space||08/2019||£150.00|
|Battery Tinplate Japan Flying Saucer||10/2019||£137.00|
|Yoshiya Toys Japan Tinplate And||09/2019||£125.00|
|Horikawa Sh Masudaya Yoshiya Japan||08/2019||£102.00|
See all sold items for more prices.
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