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):
|Original 50s Chief Smoky Japan Box||05/2019||$2 499.00|
|Rare1950 Ko Japan Alli And The Flying||04/2019||$1 750.00|
|Mighty Robot Scare Tin Toy Robot 1965||05/2019||$1 200.00|
|Original 1950's Japan X 15 Moon Explorer||05/2019||$1 070.00|
|Original 1950s Japan Robby Robot Space||05/2019||$745.00|
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