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Gym Tinker


In Tinker Toys’s (the company) early years, it made several toys in addition to Tinkertoys (the name of the construction set). The firm offered several dolls, figures, and sets made of colorfully painted wooden parts. Simple movements captured a child’s attention, and the stylized design of the toys required a child to use her imagination. The Tinker figures included Tom, Belle, Bunny, Lanky, Siren, Puppy, and others.

  • Manufacturer: Toy Tinkers
  • Material: wood | paint | springs | label
  • Origin: Evanston, IL
  • Object ID: 114.6390
  • Credit Line: Gift of Anne Heuer Lewis
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