It is in excellent - mint condition. Litho, tin, rubber and plastic parts are exceptionaly nice & clean. The correct 6 actions of this toy are as follows: (1) The monkey slowly rotates around on the base of the tree with the bone in his hand, (2) The bulldog quickly jumps out of the doghouse as if to chase the monkey, (3) The dog rapidly barks very loudly at the monkey, (4) The frightened monkey shoots up the tree, (5) The dog retreats back into the doghouse, (6) The monkey slides back down the tree and the process is repeated. Very amusing to watch in action. Battery compartment is spotless with absolutely no corrosion.
It is listed and pictured on page 115. It is a 1950's era toy made by the M-T Modern Toys Co. The box is in EXCELLENT condition. It is complete with some clear tape repairson the inside of the lid. It is listed and pictured on page 106.(as seen in last photo). This is a very nice, clean, working example of this charming toy. The tin litho is bright with no fading. The item "1950s MISCHIEVOUS MISCHIEF MONKEY BATTERY OPERATED TIN LITHO TOY JAPAN MIB MINT" is in sale since Sunday, February 28, 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.