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 They were originally made in the 1830s for the amusement of adults...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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November 26, 2016 VALERIE TOWNSEND wrote regarding Rushton Dolls:
"DID RUSHTON EVER MADE A STANA CLAUS DOLL WEARIND RED PAID PANTS AND SHIRT. A CLOSE FTRIEND WHO JUST DIED HAD A SANTA CLAUS DOLL IN RED PAI..."
November 25, 2016 VALERIE TOWNSEND wrote regarding Rushton Dolls:
"I HAD BOUGHT A RUSHTON STUFFED SANTA DOLL OFF EBAY. BUT, IT STUNK WAS DIRTY, HAD A LOT PF WORN SPOTS ON IT SO I FOUND A VERY GOOD RUSHTO..."
November 24, 2016 D.D. Gilmore wrote regarding Parker Brothers:
"hey fellas im lookin for a vintage parker bros game. it was called man hunt.. and i cant find any any where any help??? ..."
November 24, 2016 Judy Geurts wrote regarding Borgfeldt:
"I have a rare set of wall art, real wood, round, wooden there is 1- 7 in circumference with Donald, and 8 - 4 in circumference. 2 - Micke..."
November 19, 2016 Jim hopkins wrote regarding Rushton Dolls:
"I found a 15" crying bear in a box from a Auction and I cannot find any information on it or even 1 like it.i have looked on all the site..."
November 17, 2016 John Steffes wrote regarding Kilgore:
"I foolishly took apart my Kilgore Bronco 6 shooter. Where is there a schematic that one can follow. This is NOT a 50 shot. Thanks. ..."