This listing is for a seldom seen, BATTERY OPERATED THE BUSY MONKEY BANDSMAN a. SAXOPHONE MONKEY w/box as shown.
It is in excellent-mint condition. Litho, tin, plush fur, clothing & plastic parts are nice and clean. Drum is intact including the cellophane covering. They appear to move as angle of viewing is changed.All 4 actions perform correctly as follows: (1) Right leg bangs on the drum, (2) Left leg swats at the bumble bee, (3) The monkeys body lurches back and forth, (4) Monkey blows the Sax to produce a trumpet-like sound. This toy has been tested and works perfectly. Battery compartment is mint as are the connections. It is listed & pictured on page 39. It is a 1950's era toy made by the Alps Co. And distributed by Cragstan Toys. The original box is included. It is in average/good condition. It does have a number of clear tape repairs on the inside of the lid. This would make a fine addition to any collector of toys. The item "RARE 1950's BATTERY OPERATED BUSY MONKEY BANDSMAN a. SAXOPHONE MONKEY MINT" is in sale since Wednesday, December 30, 2015. 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.