Yoshiya (1950 - 1970) also known as Kobe Yoko Ltd. was a major Japanese toy maker from the post war period.
Yoshiya -known by their mark KO- specialised in mostly mechanical or wind-up toys featuring fanciful designs, but they are also known for its extensive line of Robby the Robot knockoff toys.
What's your 'Ko' worth? Here are some recently sold items (Canada):
|Rare1950 Yoshiya Japan Alli And The||04/2019||C $ 2 339,49|
|Yoshiya Mighty Robot Scare Tin Toy Robot||05/2019||C $ 1 604,22|
|Japan Chief Radical Robot Space Tin Toy||05/2019||C $ 768,69|
|Japan Tin Pi From Rare Space Toy||03/2019||C $ 620,30|
|Horikawa Sh Masudaya Yoshiya Machine||04/2019||C $ 522,51|
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