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Toy fish by Mettoy

Toy fish, tin plate, made by Mettoy, Great Britain, c.1955 Toy tin fish, with a yellow and green body and scales printed in black. Fins are coloured in red, green, black and white across the top middle and sides of fish There is a clockwork motor that allows the back fin to move left to right. The fish is made up of two parts with a connecting seam in the middle of the body.

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(Accession num: 85/2575-64)

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tin, fish, mechanical, painted, moving, fish, toy, metal, painted, tin

Headline: Corgi Toys is just a trademark - the company is called Mettoy Playcraft Ltd

Summary: Mettoy was founded in 1933. See Wikipedia page for more info.
Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corgi_Toys

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