KO toys Japan

Yoshiya (1950 - 1970) also known as Kobe Yoko Ltd. was a major Japanese toy maker from the post war period.

Yoshiya -known by their mark KO- specialised in mostly mechanical or wind-up toys featuring fanciful designs, but they are also known for its extensive line of Robby the Robot knockoff toys.

KO toys

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Picture Title Date Price
tin 1960 s yoshiya japan clockwork bump n go space Tin 1960 S Yoshiya Japan Clockwork Bump N Go Space... 03/2021 $47.00
1960 s space patrol 3 tin litho bat op flying 1960 S Space Patrol 3 Tin Litho Bat Op Flying... 03/2021 $139.99
tinplate crank wind up flying saucer space toy Tinplate Crank Wind Up Flying Saucer Space Toy... 03/2021 $97.27
rare ko yoshiya tin b o 5015 mighty robot 1965 in Rare Ko Yoshiya Tin B O 5015 Mighty Robot 1965 In... 03/2021 $1 881.78
1950s ko yoshiya japan tin celluloid friction 1950s Ko Yoshiya Japan Tin Celluloid Friction... 03/2021 $180.00
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Comments (2)
Brian - March 8, 2019
I have a Singing Warbler in the original box. Warbler is in great shape, box is torn in one corner. Does anyone know what year this was made and the value
Val - August 24, 2010
I have a tin toy with KO made in japan it is a whale with pioneer on the side bubble eyes and painted like space america theme it has a pull up lever that allows whale to move after it is wound up the mouth opens up and down and it used to have sparks inside which have since wore out just wondering if any one could tell me about it i think it is about 1960 as i played with it when i was little just curious about it.