Lot 133Selection of c1930/40 Servicemen Lead figures and Toys...

Auction Date: 1/03/2016 at 10:30 am



Selection of c1930/40 Servicemen Lead figures and Toys to include Army, Navy and Airforce all measuring approx. 7cm, minor wear to paintwork, t/w lead aeroplane approx 7.5 x 8cm and submarine approx. 7cm, with some wear to paintwork, interesting pieces adapted from other models of toys the submarine and aeroplane appear to be of similar models to Tootsie Toys (5), t/w Metal Toy Ships, Tink-E US Toys engraved to the bottom, made in New Zealand, in the late 1930s production was ceased in 1940 as the government forbade the use of lead in children’s toys, adapted from models of Dinky Toy models and the Tink-E copy is about 2mm smaller on either side, output of these items was small and products were of good quality and hand painted, two are painted and two are bare, some dusting, require a little care and attention otherwise ok, approx length 14cm (4) and a heavy lead armoured Tank measuring approx. 14cm in length and in good condition (10)

Hammer Price: £110.00

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