Thursday, 18 February 2016

ASAHI TRADING CO. / ASAHI CORPORATION

Company Name/s: Asahi Trading Co., Ltd. / Asahi Corporation.

Name Derivation / Meaning: Asahi is a Japanese family name / surname. The company name is probably derived from the founder's name. n.b. Asahi Trading Co., Ltd. / Asahi Corp. is distinct from Asahi Toy Co., Ltd. / ATC.  
Location/s: Tokyo, Japan.
Trade Mark/s: The company name "ASAHI", within an oval, superimposed on a larger letter "A".


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

COMPILING NOW - Last Updated 18/02/2016-

ASAHI CORP CATALOGUE 1976


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).   

Pinterest Board for Asahi Corp. - Pictures and links to other pages with Bandai tin toys. Includes items for sale on auction sites etc.

IF YOU HAVE ANY FURTHER INFORMATION ON ASAHI CORPORATION. I'D LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU.

1 comment:

  1. Hi I have a boxed battery operated dump truck. On the box it has the Swallow toys co ltd logo, plus the letters ASAHI JAPAN inside a crown and circle. Who made this toy many thanks.

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