Your guide to great vintage toys & dolls

In the early 19th century, pedlars and street traders sold cheap toys carved from a single piece of wood, mainly produced by rural craftsmen or in small backstreet factories and sweatshops. In the late 19th century these toys were replaced by even cheaper toys stamped out of tinplate and die cast which were exported from Germany. Many of the toys were clockwork and were developed as a sideline of watchmaking. They were originally made in the 1830s for the amusement of adults... -> read more about vintage tin toys.

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On this website you'll find info on 1200+ manufactures and you can search worldwide for vintage toys on ebay to find that missing toy for your collection. If you have any questions or comments on toys you have or want to have, find the right page and leave a comment.

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May 31, 2018 Ted wrote regarding Buddy L:
"Hello,I'm looking for the green faux canvas cover and frame for a Buddy L Army Supply truck. Also I'm looking for a tow boom for a Budd..."
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" I'm researching a small horizontal single-cylinderengine (looks to be double-acting) manufactured bythe 'EVERS' company. I know now tha..."
May 30, 2018 Gary wrote regarding Screech Parker:
"this is to lynn,i have one in near perfect condition,the box is in good condition,the owl is perfect.all the bits are there too. ..."
May 30, 2018 Cheryl wrote regarding Rushton Dolls:
"I would like to know more about how Rushton got started. I have one of the rubber faced clowns that my grandfather got for me when I wa..."
May 30, 2018 Alisa wrote regarding Rushton Dolls:
"I am looking or a 1967 Rushton Jack doll in good shape; he's a 21" doll aka male Beasley Doll... he has red hair. I interested in one i..."
May 29, 2018 susan wrote regarding Rich Toys:
"i have a rich garage, that says sales service clinton, iowa on the sign for the garage, also some cars and a gas truck. on the cars n truc..."