Litho, tin, plastic parts & fur are nice. When the switch is turned on, the correct 8 actions occur as follows: (1) Monkey raises banana to mouth multiple times as if eating, (2) Mouth opens and closes a number of times as if eating, (3) Head moves back and forth multiple times, (4) A monkey sound is made, (5) He then leans back in a reclining position, (6) He then drinks and eats greedily at the same time, (7) Suddenly while in the reclining position, his belly/stomach rapidly enlarges from eating and drinking to much, (8) He then beats on his chest/belly with the hand holding the banana until his belly goes back downas he leans forward. A halarious toy to watch in action. Mechanically the toy works great. No corrosion or rust anywhere.
It is listed on page 119. It is a 1950's era toy made by the Alps Co. The original box is included. It is intact and in very good-excellent condition. It does have a few clear tape repairs on the inside of the lid.
This is a very nice toy for any toy collector. The item "MINT 1950's BATTERY OPERATED MONKEY ON A PICNIC TIN LITHO APE CHIMP TOY MIB" is in sale since Wednesday, December 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.