VINTAGE RARELY SEEN LEHMANN MANDARIN TIN GERMAN WIND UP TOY ANTIQUE. Another great Lehmann toy from the “PA TOYS FROM TIMES PAST” collection. This is a Lehmann Man-da-rin. Featuring a Chinese man traveling by a litter transported by two other Chinese men. The carriers move their legs with wind up mechanism and man inside litter pulls the front carrier’s hair braid. Production of this toy began in 1905. Lehmann catalog number for this toy was EPL565. This is the first version of this toy. The carriers are hand painted. There is a later version in which the carriers or coolies are lithographed. Toy is about 7 1/2 inches long by 5 1/2 inches tall. Check out our other items. Many interesting selection of antique toys and other quality antiques. Complete and all original toy. Wind up mechanism works good. Lithography is in excellent condition. It just shows a couple small scuffs but no other damage. Faces of carriers show a bit of wear. Their bodies are in excellent condition with minor wear. The litter golden trimming shows some wear. Toy does not have any broken parts. But the rear coolie does have a tab on the left side of his neck that needs to be reconnected. The front coolie is missing this tab. Very nice example of this rare toy. Item will be carefully packed to make sure it does not get damaged during transit. Any questions just ask. Please see my feedback to see what people say about my packaging. Please follow our store if you love rare antiques, primitives and collectibles of many types. We scour the land for the rarest and neatest of items for our buyers who love them. We sell to collectors, resellers but mostly to people who simply love rare and nifty items. It is our honor to offer these treasures to you. We offer premium quality items and provide lots of pictures (we count on our detailed photos to assist with describing the treasure) to assist you. Our packing is top notch. We take care to get your new treasure safely home. I try to include a variety of brightly lit, clearly focused pictures from multiple angles in my listings. The pictures are a key part of the description. As a supplement to the pictures I also provide a reasonably detailed written description that discloses what I see, what I know and what I think. This item is in the category “Toys & Hobbies\Vintage & Antique Toys\Wind-up Toys”. The seller is “patoysoftimespast” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada.
- Brand: Lehmann
- Year: 1920
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