Tippco Mickey and Minnie motorcycle toy

Tippco Mickey and Minnie motorcycle toy

Litho tin wind up toy motorcycle, manufactured by Tippco of Germany in 1932. Both Mickey and Minnie have large teeth and five fingers on each hand – details only the earliest German toy makers were able to include in Disney characters. The still operational toy measures 9 1/4 inches and sold for $56,000, double its high estimate, during an 2010 auction presented by Bertoia Auctions. (Photo courtesy LiveAuctioneers and Bertoia Auctions)

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