Logo: Letter Y in a circle. Sometimes misidentified as Yone or Yonezawa.

Sanko value and price guide

What's your 'Sanko' worth? Here are some recently sold items (UK).

Picture Title Date Sold for
Graupner Kyosho Hydrofoil Pt 50 Rc Boat 08/2019 £535.00
Tinplate Jaguar Friction Toy Car Rare 07/2019 £9.95
New Mark Industrial M02 45 Degrees 09/2019 £11.06

See all sold items for more prices.


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Marc - February 16, 2013
I am trying to find out more info on the Sanko they use a marking with a y and a circle.. are they still in business? or is it safe to say the toys with this marking are truly vintage..
They seem to be still in business according to this page, however it's difficult to find any info on the company, so it's the question if they still make toys. I did found a Japanese company with the same name producing molds in all kinds of shapes and materials, so that might bee them. I think it is safe to say toys bearing the Sanko mark are vintage.