Wednesday, 9 February 2011
Latest find - a rare Gibbs Toy Performing Jumbo.
This is a wonderful toy, probably from 1910-20s. American company. A wooden platform with cast metal wheels, the jointed elephant is wood with metal legs covered in printed paper.
He has a label on the surface of the platform which shows the many positions he can be balanced in. He is 10 inches, 25.5 centimetres long.