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Lindstrom Tool & Toy Co.

Bridgeport, Connecticut, 1913-early 1940s (resumed production after WWII).

Produced (mechanical) toys, games and phonographs made of pressed-steel and tin. Also produced an amusement-park type model: the "Doodle Bug" bumper car.

Lindstrom Child Record Player (Phonograph):
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Jessepage - August 17, 2014

I boughta Electric Phonograph and it is missing the turn table and needle. I was woundering if you knew where I could get these parts. The model number is 777 made inBridgeport, Conn. Thank you
►reply: Always difficult to find parts from old toys. Try the repair shops on my links page, maybe they can help you...

Roberta Tulley - June 27, 2013

I have a lindstrom tool and toy co. portable phonograph, model number 285. It is in decent condition. It has tins with it with a bazillion extra needles. The tin has phonograph bullion cubes written on it. The other tin is too worn to see what it says. They were inside the phonograph. What is the approximate worth of this?Thank you.

Phyllis Cronk - May 27, 2013

Do you have brand new gold star pinball game. I want one because my great grandma had one and I want one too. My name in Andrew Cronk and I'm 11.
►reply: Hi Andrew! Sorry man, I don't have one... Good luck finding one!

Sue - March 3, 2013

I have a Model 270 electric Lindstrom Tool and Toys Company phonograph in very good condition. Even a box of needles. Where do I go to look up it's age etc?

Brandon - January 21, 2013

i recently stumbled on an electric phonograph from lindstrom tool and toy. the model number is 246 it is in somewhat rough condition but i was wondering if you could give me any sort of a price range for this item as it is fully functional
►reply: Between 25-75 USD.

Richard B Golden - January 16, 2013

I have a Lindstrom electronic phonograph model No.888 it appears to be designed for use by a child there's a second plate that reads Project of Bing Crosby research foundation Majorette what I would like to know is when it may have been made
►reply: Small phonograph for children with pictures of majorettes on it. Model 999 was more popular. Probably made early 1940s. Last month one was sold for 10 USD, but in a bad condition. Good ones can fetch between 50-100 USD. Model 999 is bigger and looks more like a little juke box.

Frank Andreasen - August 8, 2012

I have a lindstroms airways game m'fg by lindstrom tool

Edward Wehner - April 4, 2012

I have three hand held lindstrom games with a different game on each side.Base ball/kick off,football/boat race, airways/bingo. I am trying to find out the value of the above games.
►reply: Take a look here on eBay through the completed auctions.

Ruth Schlemmer - January 27, 2011

I'm looking for any catalog, advertising, etc., that might show the combination of a turquoise toy sewing machine decorated with bright colored floral design. The specific packaging is a doll-sized travel trunk which holds the toy sewing machine on the left above a drawer, and a doll, tied in with a ribbon on the right. The doll would be about 12 inches. Also would like to be in touch with someone who may own this combo.

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