Tin Litho Harley Davidson Motorcycle Friction Toy Largest Tin-plate Cycle Made For Sale:U PF O RA U C T I O N: This item is from:
I.Y.Metal Toys company. Japan 1940- 50's.
Tin Harley Davidson Motorcycle Friction Toy.
One of the most desirable Japanese motorcycle toys.
Scarce toy made by IY.
Very large 15" long."
All original including license plate, headlight, and sidebars.
Marked "Harley Davidson" on gas tank.
"Touring Rider, 'Harley-Davidson' Tank, Crash Bars, Rubber Tires/Stabs"
(means stabilizer wheels),
Telescopic Forks. I.Y.Metal Toys. Japan. 1940- 50's.
This is a Working Friction Toy.
Largest tin-plate cycle made, long wheel base.
All sea-foam green, white tank, broad red trim. Black broken-circle logo, pink pinstriping. 'Harley-Davidson' tank.
Large black stabs/rubber wheels (gray rims, cut-out criss-cross spokes). Black pillion.
Engine gray/white/black, good details.
Large rider has pale face/red mouth/pointed nose, tan jacket/boots/helmet,
black neck guard, black belt, green pants, gogs up.
Tan 2-strap boots.
license plate marked "3395",
"Harley Davidson" on gas tank, and "I.Y. Metal Toys" on original black hard rubber tires.
Original headlight. Beautiful color lithography.
There issome minoraging to Stabs andCrash Bars.It's a fine rust due to aging. (Un-touched -See photos)
This Toy have been in my collection for over 15 years, (Never played with) only a few of these has ever been upfor sale.
I have found a few below.
Morphy sales listed one:Item # 382 look for; Tin Harley Davidson Motorcycle Friction Toy.
saleFlex sold one in October 2010 for $3,162.50 (see link below) LOT # 29
talk: Someone found one in his attic.(1940s HARLEY DAVIDSON tin toy,....Jan 28, 2004)
Made this A wonderful addition to your collection,Don't miss outside
Buy It Now,Only $5,800.00.
Serious buyers Only
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Items will be shipped within1 business days after payment is received.
Thanks for l@@king!!!!On Jun-28-13 at 18:54:54 PDT, seller added the following information:
Found another sale that sold one of these: Year 7/29/2010 at reading eagle web site: (Picking up $4,883 was a 15-inch-long Japanese tinHarley-Davidson motorcycle friction toy which ran within the $2,500 to $5,000 forecast.)
Thanks for L@@King!
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