Bing Tinplate Cars and Double Garage set 1920's

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The German toymaker Bing started making toys in Nuremberg in the early 1860's.

First named Gebruder Bing with the initials GBN later changing to Bing Were ( BW), in the UK Bing were best known for their early model railways.

This Bing tinplate garage set with  two cars was produced in the 1920's. It consists of a lithographed tinplate twin garage with two opening doors, window detailing and BW logo to the rear. It is primarily in grey and yellow.

It is in good - very good original condition. The doors close correctly and have a slight gap at the top. A tiny amount of paint loss towards the rear on the roof on the apex. Underneath there is a small amount of rusting.

Two period tinplate clockwork cars are present with garage. The sedan car has a black roof and detailing with open windows to the passenger area. The body is in a light grey/green colour. Overall in very good original condition with working clockwork.

The De Dion type car in grey and blue is in good to very good original condition with slight paint loss to the front. The clockwork is working. Both have the BW logo to the rear.

Overall a lovely set that is nearly one hundred years old.


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