Vintage Litho Tin Toy 'arnold' Motorcycle W/ Rider, Germany 6" H, Wind Up Scarce
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Vintage Litho Tin Toy 'arnold' Motorcycle W/ Rider, Germany 6" H, Wind Up Scarce:
JUST OBTAINED FROM APRIVATEESTATE INPITTSBURGHPA., 3GENERATIONS IN THE SAME HOMESTEAD,NEVER BEFOREON THE OPEN MARKET, BEING SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE TO SETTLE THE ESTATE FOR HEIRS. AS EXPLAINED TO US BY THEHEIRS OF THIS ESTATE, MANY OFTHESE RARE ITEMS BEINGOFFERED WERE SENT TO THE ORIGINAL OWNERS AS CHILDREN, FROM FAMILY MEMBERS INAUSTRIA,PRIOR TO WW1 AND OTHER ITEMSPRIOR TO WW2.SOME OTHER ITEMS WERE OBTAINED HERE IN AMERICA BY THEESTATE ITSELF DURING THIS SAME TIME FRAME . WE WERE INFORMED THE FAMILY THATREMAIED IN AUSTRIA HAD A SHOP THAT HANDLED TOYS, DOLLS AND RELATED ITEMS. NEVER BEFORE HAVE WE HAD A COLLECTION OF THIS QUANTITY, QUALITY AND OUTSTANDING OVERALLCONDITION. WE ARE OFFERING THE ITEMS TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE AS THE ESTATE PROVIDES IT TO US. BEST OF LUCK BEING OFFERED IN THIS sale IS ANAmazingchild's "ARNOLD, LITHO TINWINDUP MOTORCYCLE W/ DISMOUNTING RIDER" Several notations include; UNDERSIDE OF TOYREADS; 'Made in Western Zone Germany" , 'ARNOLD' on the fender, 'ARNOLD, 3.50-19 on the wheel& 'MAC 700' on the gas lithographs are very intact and clean Age appropriate surface grime and minor age appropriate losses and expected surface corrosion in a very few areas, all shown in photo's.Although we do NOT have the key and can't guarantee that this toy will actually function when wound. It appears to be in amazing original and intact condition w/ all working parts and VERY COMPLETE; Jointed Ridermanually dismounts easily w/ all limbs intact, Theoriginal convex headlight is retained,Metal Gas Cap, Metal Rear TailLight, as well asthe 3 function levers that are shown in pictures. From our research,many of these important components are often missing on this amazing action toy.., All Parts arewonderfullyretained andin totally original untouched MEASURES; 6" HIGH X7 1/2" LONG x 3 WIDE, OVERALL,See WE STRIVE TO DESCRIBE EVERYTHING TO THE BEST OF OUR ABILITY, BUT IN NO WAY PROFESS TO BE EXPERTS IN ANY PARTICULAR CATAGORY. PLEASE FEEL FREE TO ASK QUESTIONS PRIOR TO offerDING .UNTOUCHED ANDORIGINAL.ANY AND ALL ITEMS ARE BEING SOLD "AS IS, AS FOUND" WITH NO ATTEMPTS TO CLEAN REFRESH OR TAMPER WITH AN EXISTING PATINA OR CONDITION, LEAVING ALL OF THESE CRITICAL DECISIONS UP TO YOU THE EXPERTS.Please read "CONDITIONS DESCRIPTIONS" above each listing for details. CONFIDENTLY & Don't miss