This listing is for a fully functional 1950's BATTERY OPERATED ROCK'N' ROLL MONKEY w/box as shown. This is not a reproduction toy. It is in perfect working order. Moves just like a 50's country music/rock star. Tin litho, plastic, fur and clothing are very nice & clean.
Great graphics on this tin litho toy. No rust or corrosion anywhere. Battery compartment & base are very nice.
The 6 correct actions of this toy are as follows: (1) Microphone lights up, (2) Right arm plays the guitar making realistic strumming sounds, (3) Body moves from side to side, (4) Head rocks forward and back, (5) Monkey makes squeaky sounds, (6) Right foot continuously taps the stage.... A very neat toy to watch. It is listed on page 149.
It is a 1950's era toy made by the Alps Co. The box is in good-very good condition. It is in complete condition although it does have a repaired corner on the inside of the lid. Perfect for display or storage. Would make a great addition to any toy collection.A must have if you enjoy Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry or Elvis style 50's Rock N Roll or country music. The item "MINT 1950s BATTERY OPERATED ROCK'N' ROLL MONKEY TIN LITHO TOY GIBSON GUITAR MIB" is in sale since Saturday, March 26, 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.