For sale is a fantastic working 1930s MARX ARMY DOUGHBOY TANK Wind up Toy made by the Louis MARX toy company. The toy works as designed but moves a bit slowly. As the tank moves forward a rifleman pops out the hatch to fire his rifle and then returns to the tank. The tank measures about 9″ Long, 4.5″ High and 5″ Wide. This toy is in overall excellent condition with few surface flaws to the lithographic art. The soldier and tank has vivid color. Soldier is wearing a red jacket with three sleeve chevrons and a WWI style helmet. An amazing collectible Marx Tin Toy.
Louis Marx founded the MARX toy company in 1919. By 1922, both Louis and his brother David Marx were millionaires. Unlike most companies, Marx’s revenues grew during the Great Depression. By the 1950s, Marx was the largest toy manufacturer in the world. Marx ceased its business in 1978.