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Toy German Tin Wind-up Lehmann Masuyama Lady With Fan In Coolie Cart Epl 773 For Sale

 Toy German Tin Wind-up Lehmann Masuyama Lady With Fan In Coolie Cart  Epl 773


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Lehmann “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 condition.

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.

Seller Terms

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


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 summersaults.

These days with prices of sometimes $6,000, these are toys for adults.

Seller Terms

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:

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 Toy German Tin Wind-up Lehmann Masuyama Lady With Fan In Coolie Cart  Epl 773

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Toy German Tin Wind-up Lehmann Masuyama Lady With Fan In Coolie Cart Epl 773:
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