The Zilotone, made by the Wolverine Supply & Manufacturing Co. in the 1930s, features a man playing a xylophone.
A disc made of metal is inserted in the toy, and the clockwork is wound up. When switched on, the musician moves back and forth while hitting the keys with a mallet. These toys came with metal song discs.
Chromolithographed sheet steel spring driven musical toy with six different disc songs, marked on front 'Zilotone' with harlequin/clown type musician holding a hammer that strikes steel bars, each lettered with fixed key on right rear and off-on lever beside key.
What's your Zilotone worth? Here are some recently sold items.
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|Wolverine 1930 S Wind Up Zilotone Parts Repair...||02/2021||$5.50|
|Zilotone Trumpet Violin Piano Music Postcard Rppc...||04/2021||$9.99|
|Rare Tin Zilotone 48 Wind Up Xylophone Record...||03/2021||$243.50|
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