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Marx Tin Windup Lithographed Super Deluxe Delivery Service Mechanical Truck with Box *SOLD*

Marx Tin Windup Lithographed Super Deluxe Delivery Service Mechanical Truck with Box  

We have for you a tin, lithographed, windup ” Super Deluxe Delivery Service Mechanical Truck” with box manufactured by Louis Marx & Company of New York City, New York.     

When wound with its dedicated key it rolls forward to make its deliveries. This working example also comes with its original box which is in excellent condition. The box is cellophaned and has a Styrofoam insert to protect it.    

Our example of this Marx “Super Deluxe Delivery Service Mechanical Truck” is in excellent all original condition with no breaks, restorations, repairs, or touch ups. This piece shows the usual patina, fading, dust, chips, scuffs, surface rust, scratches, and wear that are to be expected from age and play. It is approximately 13” L x 4” W. 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.