SHUTTERBUG BATTERY OPERATED TOY.
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Winning Bid:
$417.45 (Includes 15% Buyer's Premium)
Bids:
7
Bidding Ended:
Thursday, May 27, 2010 1:10:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Time Left:
Ended
Auction:
Auction #200 - Part II
Item numbers 1187 through 2776 in auction 200
Value Code:
H - $200 to $400
Item Description
8.5” tall mostly tin litho. 1950s by Nomura Toys, Japan. Depicts boy holding a camera which is plastic with stiff paper accordion bellows and has tiny flashlight bulb. Hands are hard rubber. He wears a hat with the letter “K,” a light meter is in his shirt pocket, camera bag is over his shoulder and in his back pocket is a rolled-up magazine. Toy works and boy moves around as head turns side-to-side. He raises and lowers the camera as if taking pictures and a clicking noise is produced as the flash lights. Small scattered paint nicks and scratches but remains bright and glossy. VF. Great design and a scarce battery operated toy.
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