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CLOCKWORK TINPLATE LITHOGRAPHED FIGHTING BOXERS TOY C 1940
CLOCKWORK TINPLATE LITHOGRAPHED FIGHTING BOXERS TOY C 1940
CLOCKWORK TINPLATE LITHOGRAPHED FIGHTING BOXERS TOY C 1940

CLOCKWORK TINPLATE LITHOGRAPHED FIGHTING BOXERS TOY C 1940

£195
(ID: 10653)

This is a 1940s version, and most probably English, of the original German fighting boxers. The same principle. Clockwork and two fighters on two wheels each, joined by a thin tin strip of metal. When the mechanism is wound and the toy moves backwards and forwards (about 9 cms each way) the strip flexes jerking the boxers arms, simulating fighting.

In good condition, with some age scratches to lithography. The two sets of wheels are different, but there are no signs of replacement or restoration. Works extremely well and always causes amusement.

We've had just about every example of these fighting items before, but not this English version of the Boxers.
clockwork, tinplate, boxers, vintage toy, 1940, English, fighting boxers, Lehmann