It is in MINT condition. Colors are clear & bright.Litho, tin, plush fur drum & plastic parts are exceptionally nice & clean. When button on remote is pushed he does the correct 5 actions as follows: (1) Eyes light up, (2) Right hand beats the drum, (3) Trumpet sound is made, (4) He walks forward in a charming manner, (5) Head tilts from front to back as if blowing the trumpet. A nice toy to display with your bear collection. This toy has been tested and works great. No damage of any kind. The drum is in undamaged perfect condition as is the hand holding the horn. Remote battery compartment is mint as are the connections and insertion card. The wiring is intack with no cracks or breaks.
The original box is included. It is in complete, very good - excellent condition.
It does have a couple of clear tape repairs on the inside of the lid. Perfect for display with this toy. It is listed on page 124. It is a 1950's era toy made by the Alps Co & distributed by RS, Rosko Steele Inc. Also approved by the, " Little Folks Creative Guild ".This would make an nice addition to any collector of B. The item "MIB 1950's BATTERY OPERATED MUSICAL MARCHING BEAR TIN LITHO TOY JAPAN ALPS MINT" is in sale since Saturday, March 19, 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.