Tin Toys — November 1, 2017 at 12:00 am

Tippco Mickey and Minnie Motorcycle, 1930s

By Pasky

An Extraordinary mechanical toy that any antique toy collector addict dreams to own in his life, it is indeed this toy motorcycle that the German manufacturer Tippco (T.C.O.) launched for kids of the 1930s.

This mechanical toy made of lithographed metal sheets belongs to the second period of production of toy motorcycles, which runs from 1910 to 1940. These years following the forerunners in the field that are the small French workshops like Charles Rossignol or Fernand Martin, are dominated by the huge production of German firms (mainly located in Nuremberg and its area).

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