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Vintage knickerbocker joy of a toy animals of distinction plush lion

Stuffed plush lion About 20" in length
Fur is golden tan with orange yarn mane
Attached ears on top two tone gold and dark brown
Hard plastic green and black eyes
Dark brown triangular patch for bridge of nose with black pompom on tip
White mouth no lips or teeth
Black felt claws on all 4 paws
No tail

Antique Toys
Cotton and foam body plastic eyes
Distinguishing marks: 
Green eyes black pompom nose no mouth orange mane sides of head area up to ears. No Mane between ears on top of head labeled joy of toys Knickerbocker Animals of destinction
Date Period: 
Size and dimensions of this item: 
Tip of ear to tip of toe is 17 inches in length and 15 inches from tip of claw arcoss chest to tip of paw in width.
For Sale?: 


Thomas Gordyn's picture

By the label this lion would date too

Circa 1960 - 1965    Origin NY NY

This tag was used during this period and changed after 1965 when the knickerbocker company relocated from New York to Middlesex New Jersy ...

Estimated value $30 - $50 US in right market.

Thanks for sharing .... very cool ..


Thomas J. Gordyn

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