Circa 1938/9 Lineol Model No. 1230 Flak 36 88mm Anti Aircraft Gun.
A superb tin plate model of an anti-aircraft gun (based on the Second World War era German anti-aircraft gun) by the German toy manufacturers. This is the larger version. The model has a fully elevating & transversing gun with cap firing mechanism, mounted on a cruciform base with folding side arms.It is mounted upon two detachable travelling bogeys. The bogeys have black treaded rubber tyres marked LINEOL and feature the first version pre-war. Screw & wheel locking devices. The model is finished in the pre-war, tri-colour camouflage pattern. The model comes with three composite German soldier figures, each marked to the underside Lineol, Germany.
The gun has a barrel length of 10 inches (26cm). The model has a total length of 16 inches (41cm) a width of 5 inches (14cm) and a height of 5 inches (13cm). It weighs 1.110 Kg.Some of the cog mechanisms are a little worn, but will engage with a little care (two are missing handles). The cap mechanism has a loose piece and. There is a chip to the edge. There is a little wear to the paint work but overall the model is in very nice condition. The figures are in quite good condition.
One has a repair to the neck. For further details and conditions see pictures.The item "Circa 1938/9 Lineol Model No. 1230 Flak 36 88mm Anti Aircraft Gun Tin Plate Model" is in sale since Saturday, May 6, 2017. This item is in the category "Toys & Games\Vintage & Classic Toys\Tinplate/Penny Toys". The seller is "theantiquesstorehouse" and is located in Portsmouth, Hampshire. This item can be shipped worldwide.