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Toy German Tin Wind-up Lehmann Masuyama Lady With Fan In Coolie Cart Epl 773 For Sale
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“Masuyama” lady with fan in coolie cart
What a wonderful and beautiful toy EPL 773
is! Made only from 1927 to 1938, this
impressive toy shows an oriental lady in a rickshaw pulled by a coolie. She fans herself as the umbrella turns
overhead. The legs of the coolie were
designed to move forward in a realistic motion as if walking. The umbrellas are removable and easy to lose,
so beware of reproduced ones. The
umbrella on this mint toy is 100% original and correct.
Up for sale today is a fabulous 1920's
Lehmann Tin Masuyama.
This would be an exceptional addition to your
vintage toy collection !!
Total length is about 7". About 6"
high. Little tin man pulling the cart with a woman inside. When it rolls, she
fans herself. Tin parasol has been replaced. Other than that, in excellent
The mark on the back of the cart : Masuyama
Lehmann, Made in Germany 773. Patent 2 Dec 13, USA 25 Jan 27.
Note The toy winds and works one wheel is missing a rung and axel needs repaired the toy is a little dusty from setting for the last few decades in an attic.
“A vintage windup
toy, Axel needs repair, some scratches, wear 90+ year old ”
All original 7"
(18 cm.) Seated in a rickshaw with bright yellow wheels is a Japanese lady
wearing blue lithographed kimono, obi, and holding a movable fan in her hands,
a movable umbrella above her head. The rickshaw is pulled by a man with green
jacket imprinted with EPL (Ernst Paul Lehmann) logo, pink pants, slippers, and
yellow slouch hat. When coil-spring wound, the wheels turn, he walks briskly along,
the lady's umbrella twirls and she fans herself. Both their heads nod with the
movement. Marked Lehmann. Excellent condition, The mechanism functions, however
the axel has come apart please look at the pictures to make a judgment of what
you the winning buyer would like to do. One wheel is missing a rung. This item has been stored in an attic for
last 7 decades, it is dusty, winner
buyer can do as they see fit
Lehmann's EPL model
773, circa 1920, described by Cieslik in Lehmann Toys book as "perhaps his
daintiest tin toy", this being the earlier slouch hat model, and having at
least six movements.
one-of-a-kind estate items and I describe to the best of my knowledge with
years of experience and research. Therefore, items are sold 'as is', I cannot
accept returns on basis of 'changed mind'. Please contact me, however, with ANY
problems, I always try to do the right thing, and returns are accepted at that
point. Email with any questions or concerns, but you too will be pleased with
my quality items + customer care
Old Tin Toys Did Amazing Things
By Anne Gilbert
Whenever an sale catalog containing old tin
toys comes to my mailbox, I can hardly wait to check out what tricks they could
perform. The James Julia November 20 catalog didn’t disappoint me. Those
offered were late 19th to early 20th century. Among them was a Lehman Masuyama
wind-up with a coolie pushing a rickshaw with an Oriental woman. When wound,
the coolie’s feet shuffle, the umbrella twirls and the woman fans herself.
Another has a warrior holding a club in each hand. When wound, he does
These days with prices of sometimes $6,000,
these are toys for adults.
These are one-of-a-kind estate items and I describe to the
best of my knowledge with years of experience and research. Therefore, items
are sold 'as is', I cannot accept returns on basis of 'changed mind'. Please
contact me, however, with ANY problems, I always try to do the right thing, and
returns are accepted at that point. Email with any questions or concerns, but
you too will be pleased with my quality items + customer care.
On May-10-13 at 06:53:39 PDT, seller added the following information:Will Ship World Wide Ask for a Quote!!!
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Toy German Tin Wind-up Lehmann Masuyama Lady With Fan In Coolie Cart Epl 773: $760