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Marx Tin Lithographed Windup #206-X “Mechanical Speedway Racer” with Box for Sale


Marx Tin Lithographed Windup #206-X “Mechanical Speedway Racer” with Box

We have for you a tin, lithographed, windup #206-X “Mechanical Speedway Racer” in box that was manufactured by Louis Marx & Company of New York City, New York.

When wound up and the lever at the back is switched to on the racecar travels forward. The windup mechanism is strong and in working order. The key is a replacement key. The box is in good condition, but has a missing end flap.

This piece is in excellent almost mint 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 is to be expected from age and display. It is approximately 4” 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:              

1919 – 1979

Founder: Louis Marx

Specialty: 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 company 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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Weight .75 lbs
Dimensions 7 × 6 × 6 in
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