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Marx Tin Lithographed Windup “Cowboy Rider” with Box for Sale

$365.00

Marx Tin Lithographed Windup “Cowboy Rider” with Box 

We have for you this tin, lithographed, windup “Cowboy Rider” with box manufactured by Louis Marx & Company of New York City, New York.      

When wound with his dedicated key this working example spins his lasso around his head. The box is in very good to great condition with a Cellophane wrap to protect the box.  

This piece is in great all original condition with no breaks, restorations, repairs, or touch-ups. This piece shows the usual patina, fading, dust, chips, scuffs, surface rust, scratches, missing accessories, and wear that are to be expected from age and play. This is approximately 8 ½” H from the horse’s back hoof to the top of the lasso. We invite you to view the photos to further determine quality and condition.           

   

          

A brief history of Louis Marx & Company of New York City, New York:        

Louis Marx and Company was an American toy manufacturer in business from about 1919 to 1980 founded in New York City by Louis & David Marx. Its products were often imprinted with the slogan, “One of the many Marx toys, have you all of them?” Arguably, Marx was the most well-known toy companies through the late mid-20th century. Best known for their lithographed tin windup toys Marx was also one of the big four among American electric train manufacturers. Interestingly, Marx also successfully revived the Yo-Yo in 1928; it sold well even through the Depression. 

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Additional information

Weight 2.75 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 12 × 12 in