Marx Tin Lithographed Windup “Tom Corbett Space Cadet Polaris” No. 2 Sparking Space Rocket Ship for Sale
Marx Tin Lithographed Windup “Tom Corbett Space Cadet Polaris” No. 2 Sparking Space Rocket Ship
We have for you a tin, lithographed, windup “Tom Corbett Space Cadet Polaris” No. 2 space rocket ship manufactured by Louis Marx & Company of New York City, New York.
This is a working example of this toy. When it is wound with its dedicated key and the on/off switch is turned on this rocket “flies” forward and sparks come out of the back. The upper fin is an expert restoration.
This piece is in excellent all original condition with no breaks, 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 12” L. 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. An interesting fact is that Marx also successfully revived the Yo-Yo in 1928; it sold well even through the Depression.
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|Dimensions||17 × 11 × 8 in|