It is a classic action, similar to the Krazy Car and Marx Charlie McCarthy windup cars. Condition is excellent and all original. Lithography has light scratches per Marxs mass production methods. Popeyes neck is relatively clean as are the wheels with very light wear; likely collector owned its for much of the toys life.
Popeye the Sailor is a cartoon fictional character created by Elzie Crisler Segar. The character first appeared in the daily King Features comic strip Thimble Theatre on January 17, 1929, and Popeye became the strips title in later years. Popeye has also appeared in theatrical and television animated cartoons.
A brief history of Louis Marx & Company of New York City, New York. Its products were often imprinted with the slogan, One of the many Marx toys, have you all of them?
Arguably, Marx was the most well-known toy companies through the late mid-20th century. Best known for their lithographed tin windup toys Marx was also one of the big four among American electric train manufacturers.Pictures included are of actual item(s) for sale colors may differ slightly in person due to lighting, cameras, or monitor settings. See the above section on combining items to see how to arrange to have an invoice sent to you. We sell and collect rare and unusual items that often cannot be replaced.
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We have a store in Nokomis, FL (Sarasota) in addition to our online presence. We are always learning and sharing knowledge about the vintage and antique toy hobby. The item "Vintage Marx Lithographed Tin Windup Popeye in Airplane" is in sale since Thursday, January 23, 2020. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Vintage & Antique Toys\Wind-up Toys". The seller is "antiquetoys-online" and is located in Nokomis, Florida.This item can be shipped worldwide.