Also known as Kobe Yoko Ltd. was a major Japanese toy maker from the post war period (1950 - 1970).
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 'Yoshiya' worth? Here are some recently sold items (USA).
|Tin Toy Robot Japan Chief Robotman 1960s||08/2019||$570.84|
|Ko Japan Motorcycle Ice Cream Vendor||09/2019||$495.00|
|1960s Ko Japan Battery Operated Chief||07/2019||$475.00|
|Alli And The Flying Carpet Mystery Crank||08/2019||$395.00|
|Japan Blue Highwheel Battery Operated||08/2019||$321.03|
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