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Noise Maker Clown Tin Party Noise Maker Kirchhof Made in U.S.A., Vintage 1950's or earlier, Tin Toy Party Favor Circus Noise Maker Clacker

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Nice Bright Circus Themed Tin Noise Maker. Vintage 1950's Era or earlier. "Kirchhof Made in U.S.A." printed on the side of the handle. Party Favor, Tin Toy, Party Noise Maker, Circus Themed, Clown Collectible? In Good Vintage condition, the paint is worn where the clacker has struck. 8 1/2" long and 4 1/2" wide. I was curious about "Kirchhof" and did a little investigating. Below is the information I came across, which was found at:
http://vintagenoisemakers.tripod.com/vintagenoisemakers/id6.html

Kirchhof Patent Co. Newark, New Jersey

1852 to date

Founder: Charles Kirchhof

Specialty: Small metal toys, noisemakers, Christmas ornaments and novelties. Kirchhof essentially was a developer of patents and in addition to toys produced Braille printers and ticker-tape machines. (Although no longer in business under the name Kirchhof, the company did undergo a lot of changes in ownership through out the years and was still recorded as being active up to the 1950s.)

They were manufacturers of (first) Christmas tree candle holders, and then began manufacturing noisemakers. They were believed to have manufactured the crickets (clickers) used by the soldiers at the landing of Normandy during W.W.II. Kirchhof held some of the first patents for the Christmas tree candle holders, and also held a patent (1867) on the 'return-wheel', which was dropped and later became the yo-yo.

Interesting! Please message me with any questions or comments and thank you for visiting our Etsy shop. Have a nice day!
Nice Bright Circus Themed Tin Noise Maker. Vintage 1950's Era or earlier. "Kirchhof Made in U.S.A." printed on the side of the handle. Party Favor, Tin Toy, Party Noise Maker, Circus Themed, Clown Collectible? In Good Vintage condition, the paint is worn where the clacker has struck. 8 1/2" long and 4 1/2" wide. I was curious about "Kirchhof" and did a little investigating. Below is the information I came across, which was found at:
http://vintagenoisemakers.tripod.com/vintagenoisemakers/id6.html

Kirchhof Patent Co. Newark, New Jersey

1852 to date

Founder: Charles Kirchhof

Specialty: Small metal toys, noisemakers, Christmas ornaments and novelties. Kirchhof essentially was a developer of patents and in addition to toys produced Braille printers and ticker-tape machines. (Although no longer in business under the name Kirchhof, the company did undergo a lot of changes in ownership through out the years and was still recorded as being active up to the 1950s.)

They were manufacturers of (first) Christmas tree candle holders, and then began manufacturing noisemakers. They were believed to have manufactured the crickets (clickers) used by the soldiers at the landing of Normandy during W.W.II. Kirchhof held some of the first patents for the Christmas tree candle holders, and also held a patent (1867) on the 'return-wheel', which was dropped and later became the yo-yo.

Interesting! Please message me with any questions or comments and thank you for visiting our Etsy shop. Have a nice day!

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We take great care in packaging orders for shipment. Out of over 800 sales we have had only 2 items arrive damaged, but If your order does arrive damaged please take photos of it (similar to the photos in the listing) and of all of the packaging materials including the box. Your photos will need to be e-mailed to us. Important....We need to be notified of any issue with your order within 24 hours of the delivery. In one case it was nearly 2 weeks after the buyer received their order. If at anytime you are unhappy with your order because it is not as described we will issue you a full refund and you can return the item to us, however we do not pay for return postage. Please read the full description and carefully view all listing photos.
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*Please carefully read the full description and view all photos before purchasing. We do accept returns if item is not as described or is damaged. We do not pay for return shipping costs.

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Noise Maker Clown Tin Party Noise Maker Kirchhof Made in U.S.A., Vintage 1950's or earlier, Tin Toy Party Favor Circus Noise Maker Clacker

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Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1950s
  • Materials: VINTAGE KIRCHHOF TIN CLOWN NOISE MAKER, KIRCHHOF 1950 OR EARLIER TIN NOISE MAKER, VINTAGE KIRCHHOF PATENT COMPANY MADE IN USA, 1950s OR ERALIER TIN NOISE MAKER, BRIGHT COLORFUL TIN CLOWN, 1950S CLOWN LITHOGRAPH NOISE MAKER
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