Near Mint Vintage 1950s Vacationland Express Tin Litho Wind-up Toy W/ Box Works
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Near Mint Vintage 1950s Vacationland Express Tin Litho Wind-up Toy W/ Box Works:
Welcome to our sale! Many of you know us as longtime collectors and sellers of antique and vintage Hallowe'en, Christmas, and Easter holiday memorabilia, paper ephemera, antique dolls and toys, and lovely old china and glassware. We have been given the great honor of dispersing some superb vintage and antique toys from a very knowledgeable and advanced collector. Over the next few weeks, we will be listing some amazing pieces. Please bookmark us and keep watching our listings!Our first item from this collection is a super-fun and colorful tin lithowind-up toy that was made in Japan in the 1950s and this piece is in NEAR MINT condition and comes with its original box!!! This box measures 6” wide x 6” deep x 2” tall.This is Vacationland Express and it features two little tin trains circling around in a theme park and an attachable airplane flying around overhead. This tin wind-uptoy has magnificent graphics including boat rides, a red 1950s automobile, an elephant carrying children, a carousel or merry-go-round, a Ferris wheel and another train or tram. The adorable little train station is called Children Station and even has a little tin gate that will stop the two trains.The little tin bell rings cheerfully while the toy is in use.Thissuper-fun toy is in ALL-ORIGINAL condition,only has a very few light scratches, and a tiny bit of what appears to be very light old glue residue (which may be removed, but it does not detract.) We find NOdents to the tin whatsoever. The box is an incredible collectible all by itself. The graphics feature race cars, other automobiles, a big propeller passenger airplane, a train and its station, and other illustrations. The box reads Mechanical Vacationland Express with the trademark symbol and Japan. The box has a dime-sizedpaper lift at the top along with a piece of tape residue and the remainder of an old price sticker. We absolutely love this toy! It is fun to play with and reminds Ziz of the toys offered at those great old 5 and 10-cent stores from herearly childhood. :)We think its magnificent condition and iconic mid-century graphics, along with its intricate design and original box, make this an ideal acquisition for all toy collectors!WE LOVE OUR buyers! We are thankful for you every day. Please check out our other sales, including MINT Vintage Fenton White Hobnail Milk Art Glass Basket with Ruffled Edge, 6 Antique Embossed Easter Postcards, Chicks, Bunnies, Angel, Dove, with Silver, 2 Adorable Antique Easter Signed Clapsaddle Postcards Little Boy/Girl with Bunny, Antique Easter Composition Bunny Rabbit Candy Container with Glass Eyes, Germany, 5 Antique Easter Postcards, All with Chicks, Eggs & Flowers, 1 Tuck 2 Germany, Vintage Easter Mid-Century Pulp Egg-Crate Bunny Rabbit Candy Container with Egg, 6 Antique Easter Postcards: Angels, Children, Sheep, Bunnies, Lambs, 4 Germany.We charge actual shipping costs with no handling fees. We’ll ship this item for $11.00 Priority Mail in the continental United States insured. The shipping costs for this item are an estimate and may be more or less depending on your location. However, if the actual shipping costs are less, we WILL refund the difference. We pack with tender loving care, and love to combine shipping. We’re also happy to arrange for free pick-up if you can come to Lancaster PA.Please pay within 3 days of end of sale. We'll ship within 1 business day of receipt of payment. Pennsylvania residents pay 6% sales tax. While we prefer to ship to the United States only, we will ship overseas to interested collectors – but will need to quote actual shipping costs at the end of the sale. All international sales will be shipped USPS Priority Mail International insured. We also cannot predict other fees such as tariffs or duty taxes for each country. Happy ing