Much of the tinplate toys trade was based in Nürnberg and companies such as Bing and Issmayer began production there in the 1860s.
There were three main methods of printing designs onto tinplate:
The range of tinplate toys was varied and included penny toys as well as more expensive lithographed die cast models.
What's it worth? Take a look at this Tin Toy price guide: sold listings for a value indication.