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PREHISTORIC, MEDIEVAL, PIRATE AND AMERICAN CIVIL WAR TOY SOLDIERS, FIGURES AND ITEMS FOR SALE
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- NONE - Header Card Bag 159, Animals From Prehistoric days, Maybe 50 pieces of 1st series & mini series with cavemen pieces, 1960s.
- NONE - Header Card Bag 0591, Prehistoric Animals 21 pcs, 2nd series, nice neutral colors, 1970s.
- NONE - Header Card Bag 1591, Prehistoric Animals 26 pcs, 2nd series, bright colors, 1980s.
- 12.00 JLloyd Int. reissue cavemen, 48 figures.
- 12.00 JLloyd Int, reissue dinosaurs. (3)
Earlier dinos maybe 15mm in size. These came as prizes in Cracker Jacks as giveaways by Sinclair gasoline, small blister cards and in headercard bags with the larger dinosuars..
2.00 EACH unless noted 25mm Dinosaurs
Brontosaurus looking backwards; 2 tan 2 red, 1 pale graygreen, 1 yellow, 3 green.
Dimetrodon; 3 tan, 1 yellow, 5 red, 1 green, 1 gray.
T-Rex; 3 tan, 1 white, 4 red, 1 green, 1 brown.
Ankylosaurus; 2 red, 2 tan, 2 gray.
Triceratops; 8 red, 1 green, 4 tan.
Plateosurus standing up; 4 tan, 2 red, 1 green.
Stegosaurus; 5 tan, 1 red, 2 green, 1 light green.
Seymouria (Iguanodon); 2 tan, 6 red, 1 green, 2 gray.
Pterydactyl; 2 green, 1 yellow, 1 red, 2 red with marker, 1 tan, 1 tan with marker.
3.00 EACH 35/40mm CAVEMEN - some Marx influence.
With spear; 2 green, 2 tan, (1.00 SPEAR TOP GONE; 1 red).
With club; 4 green, 3 tan, (1.00 CLUB CHEWED HONG KONG COPY; 1 brown).
With club and ax; 1 green, 4 tan, (2.00 HONG KONG COPY; 1 1 gray, 1 brown),(1.00 NO CLUB OR AX; 1 tan, 1 brown).
1960s giveaway, back when gas was 30 cents a gallon.
NONE IN STOCK
18.00 10 Dinos in 6 poses. (3)
2.00 Brontosaurus, head up; 1 green, 1 blue, 1 red, 4 gray, 3 tan.
2.00 Brontosaurus, head down; 1 tan, 3 blue, 1 green, 5 red.
2.00 T-Rex; 1 green, 1 blue, 1 gray, 3 red.
2.00 Trachodon; 1 yellow, 4 green, 2 red, 1 gray, 4 blue.
2.00 Dimetrodon; 1 red, 1 gray, 1 yellow, 1 blue, 3 green.
2.00 Triceratops; 1 yellow, 3 tan, 4 green, 2 red.
Prehistoric Tub, 50+ pieces (colors and pose assortment may differ from above photo). These were from the last production run. (OUT OF STOCK)
7.00 15 In all 9 poses. (3)
2.00 Saber tooth tiger; 1 red, 1 green, 1 dark blue, 1 yellow.
Tim-Mee made 6 foot and 6 mounted 70mm Knights plus two different knight horses. Four of the knights came with separate lances that were connected to them in the mold. Of course these all seem to get lost over the years. Lances were molded with the figures. The mold was made in the 1950s and run through 1964, and then stopped for 1965-67 but then run again from 1968-1972. The mold was then sent to Mexico where it was used.
- Tim-Mee's German factory made the knights in several scales.
10.00 TM1 Mtd with triangular shield + lance; 1 red.
5.00 TM1 Mtd with triangular shield, NO lance; 1 redbrown., 1 dirty white, 1 metallic green
10.00 TM2 Mtd with round shield + lance; 1 metallic green, 1 red.
5.00 TM2 Mtd with round shield, NO lance; NONE.
5.00 TM3 Mtd with sword; 1 red.
5.00 TM4 Mtd with club; 1 dirty white, 2 metallic green, 2 silver, 2 black.
5.00 TM5 Mtd with shield and ax; NONE.
5.00 TM6 Mtd with crossbow; 2 dirty white, 3 silver, 3 redbrown, 1 green, 1 metallic blue, 1 red.
8.00 TM7 Lance; NONE, (1.00 MANGLED LANCE; 1 redbrown, 1 metallic green).
5.00 TM8 Foot with triangular shield, NO lance; 1 red, 2 redbrown, 1 black, 2 green.
10.00 TM9 Foot with round shield, + lance; 1 white.
5.00 TM9 Foot with round shield, NO lance; 1 silver, 2 metallic green, 2 yellow .
5.00 TM10 Foot with sword and shield; 1 redbrown.
5.00 TM11 Foot with club; 2 black, 1 yellow, 1 redbrown.
5.00 TM12 Foot with ax and shield; 1 silver, 2 redbrown, 2 dirty white.
5.00 TM13 Foot kneeling with crossbow; 1 silver, 2 metallic green.
- NONE - Pair of 35mm Knights made in Germany.
ADD A HORSE WITH THE PURCHASE A MOUNTED KNIGHT FOR AN ADDITIONAL $4 ($9 TOTAL)
6.00 TM248 Rearing knight horse; 1 dirty white, 2 cream.
6.00 TM249 Running knight Horse; 2 redbrown, 1 dirty white, 1 cream.
The horses made at the German factory were more hollowed out than their US counterparts. Probably to save plastic they are unmarked unlike those made at the US factory who are marked as such inside the belly.
8.00 German Knight horse rearing; NONE.
8.00 German Knight horse running; NONE.
Tim-mee made a nice set of eight Robin Hood figures to compliment their knights. The red figure on the lower left with the bag of loot curtesy of Les Gardner. These figures were not offered for sale as many years as the knights and are harder to find. Final year of production was 1964.
8.00 TM14 Merryman shooting bow; NONE, (2.00 ONE STRING SPLIT; 1 green, 1 white).
8.00 TM15 Merryman holding bow and bag of loot; NONE.
8.00 TM16 Merryman with bow and sword; NONE.
8.00 TM17 Merryman kneeling shooting bow; NONE.
8.00 TM18 Merryman with knife and staff; NONE.
8.00 TM19 Merryman with sword, blowing horn; NONE.
8.00 TM20 Merryman with Staff & ax; 2 red.
8.00 TM21 Merryman swinging staff with both hands; NONE.
The Pirate set was available in three sizes. Set #167 as seen above would have about 15 assorted pirates plus the seven piece accesory set. The smaller sets (#497 49 cents and 297 29 cents) contained fewer figures and no accessories. Like most Tim-mee sets there was no guarantee that each bag would have all of the poses in a set. The mold was last run in 1964 and then sent to Mexico where it was used.
PIRATES for sale
8.00 TM22 With 2 pistols; 2 red.
6.00 TM23 With whip and treasure chest; 1 blue, 1 light green, 4 dark green, 4 red, 2 tan 2 redbrown.
6.00 TM24 With Pistol & spyglass; 3 blue, 2 dark blue, 4 reds, 4 light green, 1 tan
7.00 TM25 Peg leg with crutch and club; 2 redbrown, 1 dark blue, 1 light gray, 1 light green, 1 dark green, 3 dark red, 1 red, 2 tan.
7.00 TM26 With sword and knife; 3 red, 1 light green, 3 redbrown.
10.00 TM27 On pegleg with pistol and sword; 1 red.
6.00 TM28 Digging with Shovel; 1 light green, 2 dark green, 2 blue, 2 dark blue blue, 5 red.
10.00 TM29 With sword; 3 red.
6.00 TM30 With pistol and oar; 10 red, 3 blue, 3 light green, 2 dark green.
7.00 TM31 With knife and rolled up map; 1 dark red, 4 red, 1 light green, 2 dark green, 2 tan, 2 redbrown.
PIRATE ACCESSORIES for sale
Both treasure chests usually have the connecting hinge broken.
10.00 Flag; 1 red with redbrown base.
10.00 Cannon; NONE.
7.00 Cannon, tan, one wheel broken off and missing.
7.00 Cannon, red missing rear set of wheels.
6.00 Large chest with lid; NONE.
6.00 Small chest with lid; 1 redbrown.
4.00 Shovel; NONE.
4.00 Pick; 1 red.
4.00 Anchor; 1 redbrown.
At the Tim-Mee factory in Germany they made a new pose of a pirate at the help. Undoubtedly based upon the very similar WWII US Navy helmsman. Red pirate picture courtesy of Eric Johns.
NONE - Helmsman;.
In the mid 1990s Processed Plastic made a new set of pirates which were sold in the little tubs as well as in playsets. The figures are about 50mm and made of stiff plastic.
NONE IN STOCK
- NONE - Header Card Bag 191, Civil War Soldiers, About 15 bluse soldiers, horse, saddle, cannon & paper flag with base, 1958-64 era.
Like the other figures in this era most of these ACW figures are about 70mm in scale with the exception of the mounted officer (top row left) who is closer to 80mm. Expect both blue & gray color variations and some may have traces of paint. The mold was made about 1960 and run to 1964, but not 1965-57. It was run again from 1968-73, and one final year in 1978. In 2004 the mold was sold to Wild West Toys in Texas.
6.00 TM32 Mounted officer with sword; 1 blue.
2.00 TM33 Officer with sword, kepi hat; 2 gray, 5 blue.
3.00 TM34 Shooting upward; 5 blue.
3.00 TM35 Kneeling shooting; 9 gray.
2.00 TM36 Officer with sword and pistol; 16 gray, 13 blue.
2.00 TM37 With bayonet on ground; 6 gray, 2 blue.
2.00 TM38 Drummer; 3 blue, 2 gray.
1.50 TM39 Standing with rifle at side; 21 gray, 11 blue.
1.50 TM40 Marching; 33 gray, 50 blue.
2.00 TM41 Walking rifle x waist; NONE, (1.00 NO BAYONET; 1 blue).
2.00 TM42 Rifle butt over head, bayoneting; 8 gray, 7 blue.
2.00 TM43 Bugler; 5 gray, 10 blue.
8.00 ACW cannon; OUT OF STOCK.
Tim-Mee also wholesaled their Civil War and Indian figures to Halsams for inclusion in their Fort America playset. Box lid shows Lido figures but as Lido went out of business in 1964 Halsams must have switched to Tim-mee for figure supply. Although we have see a few sets with Lido figures they usually have the Tim-Mee ones.
The two Tim-Mee ACW figyure molds still exist. Each has 15 cavities and at some point (early 1970s we think) the mounted cavalryman shooting rifle was placed in one of the molds. These molds are now owned by Wild West Toys Inc in Texas. You can buy reissues from them. http://wildwesttoys.com is their web address and then click on the link to playset items. Photos of molds courtesy Wild West Toys.