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BRIEF HISTORY

Here’s a brief history of the most active tin toys companies, explaining how they were made in each country and how China has become the leader producer all over the world. Enjoy. Germany: Tin toy collecting has continued to be … Continue reading

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Fast, Cheap, and Out of Control: Chico Bicalho’s Wind-Up Robots | GeekDad | Wired.com

Check this out! Here’s an article about Chico Bicalho’s creations. [taken from Wired.com]     Fast, Cheap, and Out of Control: Chico Bicalho’s Wind-Up Robots | GeekDad | Wired.com.      

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KIKKERLAND DESIGN – Modern Tin Toys by Chico Bicalho

Let’s focus on KIKKERLAND, a design company who produces and sells functional and collectable items, including TIN TOYS. Here’s a brief description taken from http://kikkerland.com/ About Kikkerland Welcome to Kikkerland Design Inc., where creativity runs rampant and even the most … Continue reading

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Check this out – Tin Toys Exibhition in Cesena

“The war imbued my tin soldiers with quite a new interest. It was impossible to have boxes enough of them.” George Brandes Prima mostra del giocattolo antico e da collezione, a Cesena su Abacus arte. Check this out collectors! Next … Continue reading

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Design Clangs

How unexpected is it for you when you see TIN TOYS defined as DESIGN GADGETS? Live from Milano, one of Europe’s most active design poles, here we start talking about these tiny tin objects, whose first productions ended up in … Continue reading

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