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Alpha Romeo Tin Toy by CIJ Wanted

Alpha Romeo Tin Toy by CIJ Wanted Let us know if you have one of these Alpha Romeo toy cars for sale please.  We have a client looking for this tin windup car made in the 1930s with extreme detail. Most of these Alpha Romeo toys were made in France by CIJ. Thanks in advance…

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Les Jouets C.R. book and Historic Millitary Tank-Truck

We note that the latest toy trends in America are far away from he distant shores of France.  Our U.S. buyers seems to be wrapped up in Pennsylvania Steel as well as American metal toy builds. In this atmosphere of Amercian toys, ‘Merica!’, we have an interesting find that is far off the radar.  We…

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Tin Toy and toys with thin metal aka Tin

Friends and I have an ongoing discussion on tin toys and metal toys.  What makes a tin toy?  Why are some metal toys pressed steel and yet others known as tin toys?  Aren’t they all the same and is there cross over in the toy terms? My latest line of thinking is this– Tin toys…

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