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    Posted 3 years ago

    vintagelamp
    (778 items)

    Vintage 1920s wood and metal pull toy, Tinker Dogs by The Toy Tinkers of Evanston, Illinois. It features 3 weiner dogs that move up and down as the toy is pulled. It measures 8" long x 5 1/2" wide.

    The Strong National Museum of Play has the following information on line:

    In Tinker Toys (the company) early years, it made several toys in addition to Tinkertoys (the name of the construction set). The firm offered several dolls, figures, and sets made of colorfully painted wooden parts. Simple movements captured a child’s attention, and the stylized design of the toys required a child to use her imagination. Tinker Dogs was one of the many pull toys the company offered.

    Found in my favorite shop and could not resist bringing these cute little doggies home.

    Comments

    1. racer4four racer4four, 3 years ago
      Awww. Adorable!
    2. vintagelamp vintagelamp, 3 years ago
      racer, Thank you! "Happy New Year!"
    3. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 3 years ago
      How nice!!! Have not seen anything like these before!!!!
    4. antiquerose antiquerose, 3 years ago
      HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU AND YOU FAMILY !!!!
    5. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 3 years ago
      Oh boy! I certainly would have bought them, too. What a find.
      I had Tinker Toys when I was a kid in the 1960s. Those and Lincoln Logs were my favorite toys.
      HAPPY 2017 from The Netherlands!
    6. Nicefice, 3 years ago
      These are really cool!
      Happy New Year!!
    7. jscott0363 jscott0363, 3 years ago
      How very cool!!! I never knew TinkerToy ever produced such a thing. I love it! Happy New Year to you vintagelamp!!!
    8. vintagelamp vintagelamp, 3 years ago
      TassieDevil
      antiquerose
      Efesgirl
      Nicefice
      jscott
      Thank you all for the great comments and my you all have a wonderful New Year!!!
    9. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
      Happy New Year, Vintagelamp :-)
      Thank you for all your marvelous posts!
    10. vintagelamp vintagelamp, 3 years ago
      kyra, You also and thank you for all of those wonderful bugs that I love!
    11. vetraio50 vetraio50, 3 years ago
      HAPPY NEW YEAR !!!!
    12. vintagelamp vintagelamp, 3 years ago
      vetraio, Same to you!!!
    13. vintagelamp vintagelamp, 3 years ago
      CindB. Thank you!

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