Vintage Marx Tin Lithographed Horse Drawn Toyland Farm Products Milk & Cream Wagon for Sale *sold*
Vintage Marx Tin Lithographed Horse Drawn Toyland Farm Products Milk & Cream Wagon
We have for you tin, windup, lithographed, horse drawn Toyland Farm Products Milk & Cream Wagon manufactured by Louis Marx & Company of New York City, New York.
This toy has a dedicated windup key, and when wound the wagon moves forward. The mechanism works as it should and the wheels and axles are sound. The wheels say, “Balloon 15 x 9.00”.
Our example of this Marx horse drawn wagon is in excellent condition with no restorations, repairs, breaks or touch ups. This piece shows the usual patina, dust, chips, scuffs, surface rust, scratches, and wear that are to be expected from age and display. It is approximately 11” L x 3 ½” W x 4 ½” H. 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.