Tuesday, 16 February 2016

YONEZAWA TOYS CO. LTD.

Company Name/s: Yonezawa Toys Co. Ltd.

Name Derivation / Meaning: 
Location/s:  
Trade Mark/s: The letter "Y" within a cherry blossom motif. The cherry blossom, known as "sakura" in Japan, is the country's national flower. It symbolises renewal, hope etc.


Dates:  Founded in the 1950's (exact date not known) -  Merged with Sega / Sega Toys in 1994. The company was briefly known as Sega Yonezawa. The Yonezawa name was dropped in 1998.
Notes:


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

COMPILING NOW - Last Updated 16/02/2016


 Yonezawa Catalogue 1969
YONEZAWA CATALOGUE 1969


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 Yonezawa - Pictures and links to other pages with Yonezawa tin toys. Includes items for sale on auction sites etc.

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

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