KO toys Japan

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.

KO toys

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Ko value and price guide

What's your Ko worth in 2021? Here are some recently sold items.

Item Title Date Price
stainless steel can opener non slip heavy duty tin easy Stainless Steel Can Opener Non Slip Heavy Duty Tin Easy 09/2021 £6.04
original 1960s yoshiya ko japan tin chief robot man Original 1960s Yoshiya Ko Japan Tin Chief Robot Man 09/2021 £700.00
1950s ko japan billy ball blowing whale tin wind up toy 1950s Ko Japan Billy Ball Blowing Whale Tin Wind Up Toy 09/2021 £32.49
original blue japanese 6 gear tin plate 1950 s robot ko Original Blue Japanese 6 Gear Tin Plate 1950 S Robot Ko 09/2021 £122.21
original 1960s yoshiya ko japan tin mr chief robot Original 1960s Yoshiya Ko Japan Tin Mr Chief Robot 09/2021 £670.00
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Comments (3)
Vito - June 21, 2021
K.O Space Patrol car prototipo valore di mercato?
Brian - March 8, 2019
I have a Singing Warbler in the original box. Warbler is in great shape, box is torn in one corner. Does anyone know what year this was made and the value
Val - August 24, 2010
I have a tin toy with KO made in japan it is a whale with pioneer on the side bubble eyes and painted like space america theme it has a pull up lever that allows whale to move after it is wound up the mouth opens up and down and it used to have sparks inside which have since wore out just wondering if any one could tell me about it i think it is about 1960 as i played with it when i was little just curious about it.