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1930's Joustra Backflip Monkey

AV160002

1930's Joustra Backflip Monkey AV160002
Antiques, Vintage & Collectibles
Price: 55 USD In stock

This circa 1930's Joustra back-flip monkey is made out of pressed tin, and comes with a brass key for wind-up. The piece still functions but do to its age, we're hesitant to wind it much. The French Toy company Joustra, was founded by Guillaume Marx in 1934. It remains one of the biggest names in the history of tin toys. The first factory was located in Strasbourg-Neudorf. Approximately 4" tall.

Joustra symbol printed on the back of the tin body. 1930's Joustra Backflip Monkey The key used to wind up the toy. Closeup of the face. 1930's Joustra Backflip Monkey