Aoshin was an older toy company with roots in Japan's post-war tin toy manufacturing. In the 1950's, Aoshin produced several classic tin robots (including the 'Tremendous Mike Robot' and the 'Chime Trooper') and a variety of model tin cars, all marked with their 'ASC' logo trademark.

Riding into the '70s, however, they found themselves face-to-face with a rapidly growing market for diecast toys instead.

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Aoshin value and price guide

What's your Aoshin worth in 2021? Here are some recently sold items.

Item Title Date Price
groizer gloyzer gloizer x sofubi diecast atv cycle Groizer Gloyzer Gloizer X Sofubi Diecast Atv Cycle 09/2021 $279.99
boxed aoshin japan volkswagen bug tin litho battery Boxed Aoshin Japan Volkswagen Bug Tin Litho Battery 08/2021 $20.50
metal car tin toy japan aoshin porsche 911 912 s Metal Car Tin Toy Japan Aoshin Porsche 911 912 S 08/2021 $150.00
tinplate tin japanese asc aoshin strato race car racer Tinplate Tin Japanese Asc Aoshin Strato Race Car Racer 08/2021 $478.58
asc aoshin mechanical chime trooper tin robot 1950s Asc Aoshin Mechanical Chime Trooper Tin Robot 1950s 08/2021 $3 800.00
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Comments (4)
Kevin - March 24, 2020
Hi, I am looking for a Aoshin Pioneer Locomotive, how rare are how much would you think is a fair price?
Couldn't find a Aoshin one, also I don't know about value sorry! However, I found this one, but not sure if it's an Aoshin.
Jodi - November 6, 2016
I have a battery operated chain control walking turtle in the original box with Aoshin Japan on it just wondering whether it is classed as an antique
Not really antique, more vintage :-)
Wendy - March 25, 2013
i have a boxed battery operated stop and go mystery action CHEERFUL PUPPY, says no.1 - 370 made in Japan on box but other than that no other details, anyone know its age and value at all. I would be grateful for any feedback ?
Gary - June 9, 2012
I have noticed that all the smoking volkswagens on these sites are orange. I have one that is red, what can you tell me about it? It is in mint condition, still in the box. The box is in poor condition.Thank YouGary Brown