Discussion in 'Vintage Vinyl' started by vintagevinyl, Feb 17, 2008.
Love that stamp!!
Ha, sign me up.
Whoops, i forgot - it doesn't say "shuwacchi" at all... I'm not sure what it says, which only adds to the mystery.
The last bit looks like つおい
I think means convenience or convenient. Perhaps a confectionery icon/mascot?
Maybe someone can field this mystery to Linda/Gojigirl I bet she knows the scoop.
After staring at it for a while I'm pretty sure it says ハナコつおい (Hanako is strong).
Pretty sure that ebay seller saw this thread, too
Looking at the photos in that ebay listing it very well may be from before 1980 with that type of wiring unless it was made in Korea, which is always possible too.
I thought the price was $55.00 not $555.00 so I can see more weight to Steve's comment on the price. Can not imagine anyone paying half a stack for that item.
To each their own.
Combex Bellhop Bear
1950's Vintage Squeaker
Made in England
I think these were 80's, Mooning Man (Looknies). Press the bulb and he pulls his pants down . . .
Fix und Foxy (Rolf Kauka)
Its a knock-off and is quite old.
Land Before Time
Pizza Hut 1988 (6" high)
1950's squeakers. Another Combex cat (Yellow) and a beautiful Kitty / Duck ball (Not sure who made it).
I hardly ever find vintage squeakers MIB with the header card, so this was a real treat.
50p at a boot sale. Most probably 1950's but maybe 60's.
The earliest Mettoy advert i've seen for Sunshine vinyl toys was 1956, the same year Mettoy started Corgi Toys. I have seen advertising as late as 1964 but nothing with the Sunshine line after that date.
Thanks for the info! There's no makers ID anywhere on the toy, so without the header I would of had no idea it was 'Mettoy'.
This one was unusual for three reasons . . .
1. I had no idea Combex manufactured Kewpie dolls, and i've been collecting Combex for years.
2. Kewpie dolls don't usually have squeakers.
3. Kewpie dolls don't usually have a hanger at the top like a pendant.
5.5" high. Made in England.
Vintage Soviet bear, blow mold. Missing the tip of his nose.
£2 at a boot sale.
Vintage Tiger keyring.
Blue Bunny. Probably a sweet/candy container. Its head is a nicely fitted stopper-type lid.
Fisher-Price 'Terry Tape Measure' from 1982. He was filthy, i gave him a good clean.
£1 at a boot-sale.
Nice Combex spoon to go with my Ledraplastic Knife / Fork.
Now i need a squeaky plate!
Found another Pleasure Island Donkey for a song, and i couldn't resist a bargain. The new purchase is on the left and is made from slightly softer vinyl and is probably a bit newer than the other one. Either that, or the vinyl on the older one has hardened up a bit, but i don't think so, i think its just different vinyl. The older one has more paint sprays as well.
Ledraplastic 1950's (14" high)
Weird yellow conical-nosed Mickey Mouse bootleg
25p in a charity shop.
Two recent cats (Pink one from a boot sale, the other from a vintage market stall).
Combex & Fairchild Plastics Ltd
Doraemon coin bank - 5.5" high
Looks familiar...but cleaner
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