1920's Jointed Wood Twistum Dinosaur Poseable Toy1920's Jointed Wood Twistum Dinosaur Poseable Toy1920's Jointed Wood Twistum Dinosaur Poseable Toy1920's Jointed Wood Twistum Dinosaur Poseable Toy1920's Jointed Wood Twistum Dinosaur Poseable Toy1920's Jointed Wood Twistum Dinosaur Poseable Toy

*made by Twist Um Toys in Oakland, California between 1922 and 1932. *Twistum toys were patented June 29, 1920. *research on the Web states that this was the first dinosaur toy made For your consideration I am offering a wonderful old dinosaur toy. It is marked Twistum on a paper label. The following includes information specific to this toy and about the Twistum Toy Company. *The Twistum Toy Factory made high quality, acrobatic toy animals, made of wood and wood composition sections that were molded under heat and pressure. *Although I have read they were painted, this one appears to have heavy paper applied first. Additionally, it has red beads on the neck and tail, whereas I have seen others do not. *Although he has some missing paper / paint, his colors are very vibrant *Research indicates that piano wire spring anchors the parts in swival joints and allows countless poses and tricks and makes the Twistums very twistable and durable. *This guys joints appear to function well. He is 17" long when fully extended and weighs .62 pounds.

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1920's Jointed Wood Twistum Dinosaur Poseable Toy

$400 USD

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