Fernand Martin made funny and sophisticated wind-up tin toys, some with multiple actions, and was copied many times by other toy manufacturers.

There are 4 distinctive periods of his work and of his successors: 1878-1894 (F. Martin), 1895-1912 (F. Martin), 1912-1919 (Georges Flersheim) and 1919-1937 (Victor Bonnet).

List of toys

Some of his sought after toys include:

Fernand Martin value and price guide

What's your 'Fernand Martin' worth? Here are some recently sold items (USA):

Picture Title Date sold Price
Price guide temporarily unavailable... Sorry for the inconvenience. - 18 Aug. 2019

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1 comment

Jennifer - April 22, 2019

I just inherited a Fernand Martin toy - it is a sweeper. So excited to find info on it. I had no idea it was so old.
►reply: Thanks for sharing Jennifer, enjoy your wonderful toy!