This is an amusing Occupied Japan celluloid dog with shoe mechanical key wind up toy with original box. The white with brown spots dog is light weight hollow celluloid with a metal mouth piece to insert onto the metal rod that projects from the metal shoe. wind up the red shoe and the metal rod shakes as though the puppy was shaking the shoe (instead of vice versa). the dog measures 4" x 2". the shoe is 2.5" x 1".
The box is a simple pasteboard box with a paper label on top with a picture of the enclosed toy dog with shoe. It says Shoes Dog Trademark MT Tokyo Japan Pending Patent No. 1553 Made in Occupied Japan. the box measures 4.5" x 3" x 2.25"
Condition is good. Toy works well.
I've see a few versions of this toy, but seldom with the box and so far not with this specific white dog.
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