Dating tootsie toys
we learn that; Lido was formed in 1947 by the nephews (Seymour & Effrem Arenstein) of William Shaland the biggest importer of toys in the country.
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WE WILL BE OFFERING THE LIFETIME TOY COLLECTION OF TIM TREON . SELLING WILL BE OVER 300 PRESSED STEEL AND TIN LITHO TOY TRUCKS, CARS, SEMIS, BY SUCH MAKERS AS BUDDY L, WHITE, KEYSTONE, TURNER WYANDOTTE, NYLINT, MODEL, STRUCTO, TONKA, SONNY, SMITH MILLER; WINDUPS, ERECTOR SETS, 8 1920'S PEDAL CARS, ORIGINAL PARTS, 40 RAILROAD LAMPS AND LANTERNS, RR MEMORABILIA, ANTIQUES, AND A LARGE AMOUNT OF SHOP EQUIPMENT.
THIS WILL BE ONE OF THE BEST COLLECTIONS WE HAVE EVER OFFERED.
Mostly likely Joy Toy is the source of most figures that show up in today's collector market as they had the molds from 1972 to 1990. Copies of Ajax dinosaurs made in Hong Kong all 8 poses with painted eyes. 12.00 Header card bag of Ajax copy dinosaurs, bag has huge slit (all 8 dinos present).
However we will list them as Ajax unless in Joy Toy packaging. Western Figures & Items Smaller 45mm Cowboy and Indian copies More of these western hard plastic figures of uncertain origin but probably made by LIDO, AJAX or ARCHER (keep in mind Lido supplied figures of this type to T. Ajax either made copies of many of the Bergen figures or had Bergen wholesale them figures, or got access to the molds after Bergen's demise in 1958.