Darling 1950s Mechanical Plush Kitty CatDarling 1950s Mechanical Plush Kitty CatDarling 1950s Mechanical Plush Kitty CatDarling 1950s Mechanical Plush Kitty CatDarling 1950s Mechanical Plush Kitty CatDarling 1950s Mechanical Plush Kitty CatDarling 1950s Mechanical Plush Kitty CatDarling 1950s Mechanical Plush Kitty CatDarling 1950s Mechanical Plush Kitty CatDarling 1950s Mechanical Plush Kitty Cat

This wind-up orange tabby cat is just too cute! If you’ve ever lived with a cat, this little fellow unbelievably mimics a cat at play. When wound up, he crouches back then lunges forward, moves up and down while his mouth opens and closes making a little raspy chirp like cats do when they’re talking to you; as the mechanism works, it sounds like he is purring. It is so cute and funny – with moves that cat lovers will understand and appreciate! He has green glass eyes, a pale celluloid nose, pink velvet inside his ears, and a mohair-like coat. This kitty measures 12” long from the tip of his nose to the tip of his tail; the body alone is 7 ¼” long, and he is 6” tall to the top of his head. I feel sure he was made in the early 1950s when Japan was pulling out from the destruction of World War II, bearing a Made in Japan tag. There are a few condition issues – one seam on his back leg is open a little bit and two wires that help manipulate his mouth have pushed through his fur, but he’s so darling that it doesn’t detract from his character.

This would make a precious addition to your toy collection. Please contact us if you have any questions.

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Item ID: PAJA-TOY-mechcat

Darling 1950s Mechanical Plush Kitty Cat

$65 USD

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