This is a fabulous vintage Black Americana "GOOGLE EYE" TIN TOY c1910-1920s made in Germany.
It is shown here with an ad from a vintage novelty catalog for this item, accurately described in the catalog as "Google-Eye African, The eyes revolve separately or together and work simply by pulling on the string.
The Tin Toy measures 2-1/2 x 2-1/2 in., made of metal, heavily embossed and enameled in natural colors. Tin shows some typical age related wear/scratches, but nevertheless very displayable.
On the backside the Tin Toy is marked "Made in Germany," and is circa 1910s-1920s.
The hard to fine vintage piece will mae a nice addition for your collection.
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