Much of the metal 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 and tin cars.
What's your 'Tin Toy' worth? Here are some recently sold items (UK):
|Automaton Puss In Boots Cat Roullet||07/2019||£ 1950.00|
|Marx Toy Whistling Spooky Kooky||08/2019||£ 1645.88|
|Charles Rossignol Car Tin Limousine||06/2019||£ 1255.00|
|Greppert Kelch Motorcycle Works Fine||07/2019||£ 1195.00|
|Huge 48 Cm Tippco Limousine Car 1930 S||06/2019||£ 1095.00|
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