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.
What's your 'Ko' worth? Here are some recently sold items (USA):
|Yoshiya Mighty Robot Scare Tin Toy Robot||05/2019||$1 200.00|
|1950's Ali And The Flying Carpet Tin||07/2019||$495.00|
|Japan Chief Radical Robot Space Tin Toy||05/2019||$575.00|
|Japan Chief Robot Space Tin Toy Robotman||04/2019||$425.00|
|Boxed Tinplate Battery Operated High||07/2019||$350.11|
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