This old wind up celluloid toy is a black waiter dressed in blue pants, white jacket and a chefs hat. His arms are jointed and he's carrying a plate with yellow, green and pink food in his right hand. When wound, he spins in a circle then heads off in a straight line, then spins around again heading off in another direction continuing this pattern until he runs down. He appears to be marked; Made in Occupied Japan on his back. You can see the fun action on Facebook. Search for Ogee's Antiques on Facebook or look for a link to our Facebook page under "Our Favorite Links" on our Ruby Lane Home Page.
He measures about 4 3/4" high and is very nice working condition showing minimal wear or use.
The pictures are not shown at actual size. Please refer to the description for actual measurements.
Don't forget to check out the other antique and collectible toys in our shop including Japanese tin items!
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