1931 Working Louis Marx Rare Merry Makers Tin Wind Up
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1931 Working Louis Marx Rare Merry Makers Tin Wind Up:
This is it! This is an original Louis Marx Marx Toys Marx Merry Makers Band in full working condition. This is a sale! DO NOT LET THIS GET AWAY. Please offer with confidence. First back history Marx is the foremost best early toy maker in America. In 1920s he was producing one third of all the toys in the world. By 1950 made it on the cover of " Time Magazine". This is one if not the most popular of his earliest work. The Merry Makers came in four different versions. Theshow up on usually the version either has the marquee or without. Next you sometimes find the top mouse with a baton (conductor like) THE MOST RARE IS THE FIDDLE PLAYER! This is what you are offerding on here!!.This is4 little nattily attired coat tail mice playing in a piano jazz band. In my opinion, I feel this is a wonderful example of this toy. It works. Because of its age (80 + years) I can not guarantee its working lifetime. This has some wonderful patina look to it. It lends to the antiquity of the item. The mice are beautiful in their tuxedos!. Red vests and all. Wire arms and legs dressed with white gloves and slates.The mouse far right dances a jig, the middle mouse plays the piano, the far left plays the drum, and the one on top. Plays the fiddle. The marquee is in place. It has a litho depicting a cat playing a tuba. The primary colors are black, red, and off white. Please refer to photographs.I'm selling this as is.I have worked hard to be a trusted seller on . I try to fully described my items. Please ask questions before offerding if you are not sure of something. I have no intention to deceive or trick people. Please note I have a reproduction box that will be included in the sale(free). Also I have a working video of item, glad to send if you email me. PLEASE READ DISCLAIMER. If you are a new er with less than 100 trans/response please contact before offerding. Also I will ship as soon as payment is received and cleared. Payment is expected at close of sale. In closing I truly hope this brings someone great delight, as it has me over the years. Good Luck offer often!! Post script: If in a rare case you find you wish to return, all fees to retrun are paid by buyer, refund will only be issued if item is returned in exact same conditon. no exceptions at all.