Marx Tin Lithographed Windup “Streamline Speedway” with Box *SOLD*
Marx Tin Lithographed Windup “Streamline Speedway” with Box
We have for you this tin, lithographed, windup “Streamline Speedway” with box that was manufactured by Louis Marx & Company of New York City, New York.
This is a figure 8 track with a bridge. The windups on both cars are in working order and cars move along the track. This comes with 12 curved tracks, 2 straight tracks, 2 bridge sections, 2 race cars, 2 keys, small metal track connectors (amount unknown), instructions, box, and box inserts. The box is in fair to good condition.
These pieces are in great all original condition with no breaks, restorations, repairs, or touch-ups. These pieces show the usual patina, fading, dust, chips, scuffs, surface rust, scratches, missing accessories, and wear that is to be expected from age and play. 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.
|Dimensions||20 × 20 × 10 in|