Marx Honeymoon Express wind up tin toy 1930's, looks like an early edition, Pat. The train works, but the airplane is missing.Vintage Tin Wind Up Honeymoon Express Train Track Set With Airplane by Marx, Made in the USA. Materials: Tin Size: 9 1/2 Length. Vintage Tin Wind Up Honeymoon Express by Marx, Made in the USA, train goes around the track as plane flies, very popular tin toy and in the 1930's. This toy is functional with some wear but does not work perfect because of the age of item, colors are good. Toy is 9 1/2 inches in diameter.
Lever on tunnel turned makes the train stop. What a display item, unique item for an office. Marx was a leader in tin toy production and and was in business from 1919 until 1980. Headquarters were located in New York, New York and the company flourished. Louis and David Marx were co-founders of the company.
It was not uncommon for Marx toys to be passed down from generations since as tin toys go, they were built somewhat rugged. Add this to your collection or gift a family member or friend.
"Very rare tin toy maybe one of its kind" This item will look used. Honeymoon Express Tin Litho Windup Train with Airplane. This toy is the 1937 variation which features dark green rock & shrub tunnels, Glendale Station in the center and a streamlined train with a red roof, blue windows and yellow sides. This variation features a red & yellow bridge.
When wound and started, the train travels in a circle going through two tunnels and a bridge. The base is marked with the Marx logo on the Honeymoon Express banner.