Lot: 6. German Lithographed Tin Squeeze Toy "Maggie and Jiggs"
8" (20 cm.) overall. 4 3/4" figures. The comic strip figures of Maggie and Jiggs are arranged upon tin strips that are attached to a U-shaped grip handle; the figures have hinged arms,Jiggs holding his classic cane and Maggie her rolling pin with her little dog at her side. When the handle grip is squeezed and released rapidly,the figures come and go at each other,in their classic rowdy,boisterous manner,he swinging his cane,she her rolling pin. Excellent condition. Germany,circa 1920s. An imaginative toy,based upon the exploits of the characters designed by George McManus,first appearing in 1913,and popular culture figures for many decades,in fine original condition.
Realized Price: 700
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