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Popeye the Pilot Aeroplane from the 1930s. Tin windup


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We have a beautiful folded tail variation of Popeye the Pilot for sale.  Popeye’s plane #47 was made by Marx and is a great lithograph where the guide wheel under the tail wobbles.  Size is about 8 1/2″ long, 5 1/2″ tall, and the wingspan is about 8″.

This eccentric plane takes a small push to start, but goes forward then backwards and then repeats.  Popeye’s head tips forward and backward in operation.

Popeye the Sailor is a cartoon fictional character created by Elzie Crisler Segar. The character first appeared in the daily King Features comic strip, Thimble Theatre, on January 17, 1929, and Popeye became the strip’s title in later years; Popeye has also appeared in theatrical and television animated cartoons.

Louis Marx and Company was an American toy manufacturer in business from 1919 to 1980. Its products were often imprinted with the slogan, “One of the many Marx toys, have you all of them?