Litho, tin, clothing & plastic parts are nice & clean. When switch is turned on he does the correct 5 actions as follows: (1) His body sways from right to left, (2) Head moves from side to side. (3) Right hand vigorously moves the bow back and forth as if he is playing the violin, (4) Left hand moves the violin back and forth, (5) A violin sound is produced. This toy has been tested and works fine. Battery compartment is mint as are the connections.
It is listed on page 88. It is a 1950's era toy made by the Alps Co. The original box is included.It is in average-good condition. It does have a number of clear tape repairs on the inside of the lid. This would make an nice addition to any collector of B. The item "1950's BATTERY OPERATED HAPPY FIDDLER CLOWN MUSICAL TIN LITHO TOY very nice" is in sale since Wednesday, March 23, 2016. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Electronic, Battery & Wind-Up\Battery Operated\Pre-1970". The seller is "dogfoxy" and is located in Omaha, Nebraska. This item can be shipped worldwide.