Hat raising scissors man automaton novelty

To get this man to perform, you need to hold him as you would a pair of scissors and move the legs in and out. As you do this, the man repeatedly raises his hat and smiles broadly. There is a sample label attached to the figure with the number 133/2. The style of this suggests that the item was made in Germany, a country well known for its tin toys.

Details

Size Maximum height when hat is raised is 210mm.
Date Circa 1920s or 1930s.
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Category
Ref no N2446