Tuesday, 16 February 2016

AOSHIN SHOTEN CO., LTD. / ASC

Company Name/s: Aoshin Shoten Co., Ltd.

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Trade Mark/s: The letters "ASC" within a diamond / lozenge. ASC from the company name (A)oshin (S)hoten (C)ompany.

 Aoshin Shoten Co., Ltd. Trade Mark.

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Checklist For Aoshin Tin Toys (links lead to images in my photo-gallery).

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 Aoshin Shoten Co., Ltd. Catalogue, 1968.
AOSHIN CATALOGUE 1968

AOSHIN / ASC CATALOGUE CONTENTS 1968 (Tin Toys only).

1-100 Monkee-Mobile (12.25 inches long) - B/O.
1-104 Batmobile Car (14.50 inches long) - Friction.
1-115 Porsche Polizei Car (11.50 inches long) - B/O, B&G.
1-120 Space Patrol / Thunderbird 2 (10.00 inches long) - B/O, B&G.
1-124 Batmobile Car (11.00 inches long) - Friction.
1-125 Thunderlight Race Car (11.00 inches long) - B/O.
1-126 Batmobile Car (11.00 inches long) - B/O.
1-127 Mach Rocket Race Car (11.00 inches long) - Friction, shooting rocket.
1-136 007 Aston Martin (12.00 inches long) - B/O, B&G.
1-142 Fire Engine (12.50 inches long) - Friction.
1-145 Opel Rekord Coupe (11.50 inches long) - B/O, R/C.
1-147 Opel Rekord Coupe (11.50 inches long) - Friction, opening doors.
1-156 Batmobile Car (8.75) - Friction.
1-160 Piping Loco (13.50 inches long) - B/O, B&G.
1-172 Power Shovel Truck (9.75 inches long) - Friction.
1-175 Batmobile Car (12.00 inches long) - B/O, B&G.
1-177 Caterpiller Shovel Truck (5.50 inches long) - Friction.
1-182 Polizei Car (10.00 inches long) - Friction.
1-183 Siren Police Car (10.00 inches long) - Friction, crank siren.
1-184 Siren Chief Car (10.00 inches long) - Friction, crank siren.
1-185 Siren Patrol Car (10.00 inches long) - B/O, R/C.
1-186 Polizei Car (10.00 inches long) - B/O, R/C.
1-189 Siren Patrol Car With Steering Handle (10.00 inches long) - B/O, R/C.
1-194 Secret Service Car / Green Hornet (10.00 inches long) - B/O, B&G.
1-218 Army Patrol Jeep (7.25 inches long) - B/O, R/C.
1-232 007 Aston Martin (8.25 inches long) - Friction, ejection seat.
1-240 Farm Tractor (6.75 inches long) - B/O, B&G, part plastic.
1-303 Green Hornet Car (8.75 inches long) - Friction, siren.
1-308 International Stock Race Cars (8.75 inches long) - Friction, national flags.
1-309 Lotus Racing Cars (9.50 inches long) - Friction, assorted lithographies.



Abbreviations Used.
N/M = no mechanism.
H/O = hand operated.
Friction = friction wound flywheel mechanism.
Crank = crank wound flywheel mechanism.
W/U = wind up / clockwork (spring) mechanism.
B/O = battery operated.
B&G = bump and go / mystery action.
R/C = remote control.
Name In Italics = exact name unknown (updated when I spot an original box or obtain an original catalogue).   

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IF YOU HAVE ANY FURTHER INFORMATION ON AOSHIN SHOTEN CO. LTD. I'D LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU.

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