Fabtintoys: on-line resource on vintage tin toys & dolls

In the early 19th century, pedlars and street traders sold cheap toys carved from a single piece of wood, mainly produced by rural craftsmen or in small backstreet factories and sweatshops. In the late 19th century these toys were replaced by even cheaper toys stamped out of tinplate and die cast which were exported from Germany. Many of the toys were clockwork and were developed as a sideline of watchmaking. They were originally made in the 1830s for the amusement of adults... -> read more.

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On this website you'll find info on 1200+ manufactures and you can search worldwide for vintage toys on ebay to find that missing toy for your collection. If you have any questions or comments on toys you have or want to have, find the right page and leave a comment.

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January 27, 2016 brad wrote regarding Buffalo Toy:
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January 26, 2016 Frgal Zdeněk wrote regarding Dinky Toys Atlas:
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January 22, 2016 Tom Langsdorf wrote regarding Alps:
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January 16, 2016 carol barrell wrote regarding Pedal Car:
"i have a 1949 Austin pathfinder pedal car for sale want about 7000 us..."
January 13, 2016 Christina Bazan wrote regarding Sarah Attic:
"I'm looking for My Special Angels. I have found eight out of twelve. I would love to have all twelve. ..."
January 9, 2016 patricia halliday wrote regarding Golliwog:
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January 5, 2016 kw wrote regarding Parker Brothers:
"I have a 1949 Clue game that is missing the game board. The box is square, but all the game boards dating from the same time period ar..."
January 4, 2016 Gene Allison wrote regarding Conrad:
"I have two Clark forklifts that are missing the plastic forks, are they available?Thank you,Gene Allison ..."
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December 29, 2015 Joe wrote regarding Wilesco D32:
"I recently bought a Wilesco D32 el IN FANTASTIC, like new condition. I know next to nothing about it (except owner oiled it every so ofte..."