The word Foreign is just visible on the mouse’s collar. The design appears to be an imitation of a German Schuco mechanical mouse. We must thank Philip Treece for pointing out a site on the web by Kevin Dockerill. The site lists trade marks for Japanese tin toy manufacturers and, according to this site, the trade mark on the box is very similar to the one shown for Sankou Seiki Co., Ltd.. Item N950 in the collection is a rather similar mouse, but in this case the word on the collar is JAPAN rather than Foreign. Note that the Davenport advertisement refers to Mickey Mouse, presumably a good selling point.

This became a very popular game after the First World War. Davenports did sell Put and Take Tops, but it is not known if this one is from Davenports, although the likelihood is that it is.

When you shake the card, the short length of fine chain creates different faces for the monkey. Faces may look amusing, happy or sad, depending on how the chain settles.

When you shake the card, the short length of fine chain creates different faces for the person. Faces may look amusing, happy or sad, depending on how the chain settles. Printed in Great Britain. N2510 is an imported version of this.

When you shake the card, the short length of fine chain creates different faces for the person. Faces may look amusing, happy or sad, depending on how the chain settles. Imported, almost certainly from Germany. Note the Demon Series trademark printed on the card. The advertisement is from a Davenports catalogue. N2511 is a version of this printed in Great Britain.

When you shake the game, the short length of fine chain creates different faces for the person. Faces may look bizarre, happy or sad, depending on how the chain settles. This amusing novelty is made by EPESO, West Germany.

A Cartesian diver is a scientific novelty. If you place it in a plastic bottle full of water and screw on the top, as you squeeze on the bottle the diver sinks and rises on your command. The advertisement is from a Davenports catalogue. Modern versions of this novelty can still be purchased, although they are likely to be made out of plastic.