This toy has been fully tested and works great, with no damage of any kind. The battery compartment and the connection tabs are in mint condition.
The original box is in very good to fine condition, with the expected shelf wear, with a minor amount of scotch tape on the box bottom. This is a "Made in Japan" dating back to the early-mid 1950's and was made by the Linemar Toy Co. You will find this toy listed in a book entitled, COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO BATTERY TOYS on page 185.
The item "1950's LINEMAR BATTERY OPERATED TELEPHONE BEAR TIN LITHO TOY JAPAN" is in sale since Sunday, March 06, 2016. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Vintage & Antique Toys\Tin\Other Vintage Tin Toys".The seller is "gelato96" and is located in Biglerville, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States.