This blog discusses old toys from the early 1920's to the end of the 1950's. All kinds of topics are discussed.
The time span was the greatest period for "hands-on" toys, where a young child could actually go outside and play for hours at a time.
You can see the elegance but simple design of these toys. It was a time when huge machines, and people made and finished toys by hand.
The era has long passed, but many of the toys are still around, and that is what I would like to share.
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
An ebay seller with great photos
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 Rain and Snow +1 C 35.6 F
I'm always on the search for new toys, when I came across Mr. Heinrich S. Bernd's
nice selection of 1940's tin wind-up European toys. What initially caught my eye was that first photo below It's a nice wide-angle photo of a toy placed on the dashboard of the car. Of course, this is not a recommended place to put anything while driving a car.
I've seen similar toys like the 3 below, and they could be either German, French, or British.
In fact, the immediate blue car below indicates that it is "Made in Germany", while the last red toy car is in fact a Chad Valley (Great Britain) toy.