Japanese vintage tin toy companys

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Mechanical Marvels: Japanese Tin Toys

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There seems to be a problem serving the request at this time. Tin toys gained popularity in Japan in the late 19th century through the midth century. Originally, production was dominated by Germany, however, Japans cheaper costs allowed its market to grow. Aimed at the American consumer, manufacturers constructed them from tin plate. Japans production increased after WWII, and remained the worlds largest manufacturer in the metal toy industry until the mids. Companies in Japan utilized technologies such as chromolithography and punch machines to create imaginative, precise toys in bright, appealing colors.

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The word 'Buriki' which means tin plate in Japanese, has originally derived from the Dutch word 'blik' tin toys in Dutch is 'blikken speelgoed' meaning 'tinned iron'. In Germany, it's called 'blechspielzeug'. Until Mid 's, most of the imported tin plates were used for the production of oil cans.
Alps Shojo Ltd. Tokyo, Japan. Toy vehicles and novelties. A lot of these toys were battery operated; mixed tinplate and tin.