This toy has fantastic action with sound! This classic tin toy was tested and WORKS when activated he moves his feet as if dancing and his arms move around in a circle. As he dances he makes a delightful tap dancing sound and his cane goes around in his hand for eye catching amazement. The Tap Dancer himself has a celluloid face has NO cracks or dents his yellow hat is also perfect!
The street sign is removable so it can go into the box properly. The box for this toy is very clean, with wonderful detail and graphics of the Tap Dancer in action! The box reads ALPS MADE IN JAPAN PATENT NO. Box looks very good and very solid looks like old store stock condition box top has small professional tear repair to side flap and corner - very difficult to see!
Tears and damage to box bottom! Height = 8 ¼ (ground to sign post) 6 ½ (figure hat to feet).
Width = 4 ¼ (sign to sign). Length = 3 ½ (back of stand to outstretched hand). Height = 7 ¼ (lid top to bottom).
Width = 3 (lid left to right). Depth =3 (lid to ground). Please view all pictures and inquire with any further questions.I have 1000s of other vintage/antique toys that are currently for sale but not listed, please contact me with inquires for toys to complete your entire toy collection! I have been hired by. To list some of his 1000s+ of vintage and antique Toys.
Please look at my other listings and check back often for other postings! The item "1940s OCCUPIED JAPAN ALPS TAP DANCER WIND UP ORIGINAL BOX & KEY BLACK AMERICANA" is in sale since Thursday, February 04, 2016.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Black Americana\Other Black Americana". The seller is "zoomer7" and is located in Peterborough, New Hampshire.This item can be shipped worldwide.