19 INCH / 48 CM. CLASSIC ART DECO COLOURS, IN MULTI-TONE RED/ORANGE/BURGUNDY. CLOCKWORK / WIND UP MECHANISM.... THE WINDING SHAFT WILL CAREFULLY WIND UP AND SPIN REAR AXLE.Please try the following video link to see a short clip of the BIG car. INTERIOR SEATING WITH DESIRABLE ORIGINAL DRIVER FIGURE..... DRESSED IN SNAZZY PERIOD ATTIRE. ELECTRIC HEAD LAMPS / UNDERSIDE BATTERY HOLDER (untested battery functions).
REAR TRUNK WITH SPARE WHEEL AND TWIN REAR BUMPERETTES. Best wheel option, with colour coded tinplate wire spokes. THE REAR LUGGAGE TRUNK IS MISSING ITS HINGED COVER. CAR DISPLAYS WITH COMMON COLOUR FADE... UPPER SURFACE DIMPLES AND CREASING (mostly to roof).Some 80+ years of play and age wear;including surface/litho chips, scuffs, oxide marking, scratches etc... Bit of door pillar post wear and areas of metal deformity. Lights will need sorting out/solder.
Natural tarnishing to exposed bare metal.... WHOLE CAR WOULD BENEFIT FROM CAREFUL CLEAN/DETAILING.
TYPICAL WHEEL PLAY/WOBBLE AND LOOSENESS. (please view all the images for actual condition).
IMPRESSIVE SIZE MAKES THIS A DESIRABLE OLD PIECE AND RARELY SEEN..... VINTAGE, ALMOST ANTIQUE TIN TOY......PLEASE TAKE A GOOD CLOSE LOOK FOR YOURSELF, AS THESE PICTURES ALSO FORM PART OF THE DESCRIPTION... AND I'M PARTING WITH MY TIPPCO CAR AS IS /AS SHOWN AND REQUIRING RESTORATION/ATTENTION...... IF YOU NEED ANY MORE IMAGES, OR HAVE QUESTIONS.... Similar European toy makers include:Gunthermann, Distler, Karl Bub, Bing, Marklin, Lehmann, Orobr, Charles Rossignol, Jep.
The item "HUGE 48 cm TIPPCO LIMOUSINE CAR 1930's GERMANY ART DECO TINPLATE WIND UP TIN TOY" is in sale since Monday, May 27, 2019. This item is in the category "Toys & Games\Vintage & Classic Toys\Clockwork/Wind-Up".
The seller is "audio2424" and is located in Thetford. This item can be shipped worldwide.