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1960s Japanese Dakkochan Wind-up Tin Plate Toy

S/N:CE034

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1960s

  • £85
  • €96 Euro
  • $108 US Dollar

United Kingdom

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1960s Japanese Dakkochan Wind-up Tin Plate Toy

GINGER TOM'S CURIOUS ECLECTIC
A Japanese toy dating to approximately the 1960s, based on the popular Dakkochan or Dakko-chan doll, produced by Takara Ltd. The name roughly translates as 'hugging baby', and the original dolls were about baby size and could be attached to the arm of the owner. This toy features four of the Dakkochan figures, each attached to the spoke of a windmill. When wound, the windmill goes round, the figures somersault and a bell rings. The key is present and the toy still works well.

Dimensions: 

  • H: 19cm (7.48in)
  • W: 15cm (5.91in)
  • D: 11cm (4.33in)

Period: 

1960s

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Welcome to Ginger Tom's Curious Eclectic.  We are a husband and wife team, both with a lifelong interest in antiques. Our business stems from the usual collector turned dealer scenario.  As our own collections grew, it became obvious we needed to redistribute some items in order to make space to buy new treasures to feed our own habit.

Buying to sell seemed the natural progression from this. We have been involved in buying and selling since 2004, but have only recently taken the decision to establish an online presence. We don't specialise in any particular area, but our interests do influence our stock purchases to a degree.

Our stock includes a varied mix of unusual antique, interesting vintage and stylish contemporary objects that would suit many different settings. Our key criteria is that we only buy, and therefore only sell, items that we would have in our own home and believe that if we like something, others will too.

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