Limited edition wood and mechanical toys. Holgate has manufactured toys for many major toy companies throughout the years. As such there are a few which seem to have special meaning. These limited edition and hard to find wooden toys from Holgate have stood the test of time. These hand crafted toys are the perfect addition to any collection.
Please note: these toys were specifically designed and intended to be cherished as collectibles and for everyday play. There are limited number in stock. Some styles are sold out.
Barky Buddy: Barky likes long walks. Watch as his legs bob up and down when he rolls along. Made with a wooden base, Barky's body is coated in a laminate, polished off with 2 leather floppy ears, a nylon pull cord, and 2 metal dog tags. Originally born in 1934, Barky Buddy was reproduced for the Toy Town Museum's 21st Anniversary in 2007. Barky stands about 10.5" at the tallest point.
Blizzard the Running Bear: Announcing the Toy Town USA/BUFFALO Zoo toy 2000,"BLIZZARD" the majestic polar bear. "BLIZZARD" is the third in a series of five collectible wooden toys. Limited production runs and individually numbered toys create a timeless classic! 10-1/4" long.
Circus Parade - Woodsy Animals: In 2005 the Toy Town Museum celebrated Fisher-Price's 75th Anniversary with the introduction of the "Circus Parade". Originally produced in 1932 by Fisher-Price, this special edition becomes a highlight to anyone's collection. This toy is significant in Fisher-Price's history as the first circus set and themed play set with multiple parts. To ensure the integrity and beauty of the artwork of this toy, it has the lithographic labels have been reproduced directly from the original archive pieces. Originally illustrated by Margaret Evans Price, the wife of Fisher-Price co-founder Irving Price, the circus includes 5 of the original 5 circus animals, a wood ball, barrel, teeter-totter and stand, all stored in a collectible drum container celebrating Fisher-Price's 75th Anniversary and the 19th annual Toy Fest. Circus Parade. Limited to only 3000 pieces only a few remain available today. Place your order today!! The Circus Parade was built by Holgate Toy Company for the Toy Town Museum. Animal figures are roughly 4" tall.
Elsie's Dairy Truck: Elsie's Dairy Truck No. 74500 - manufactured in 2000, it is in a limited series of 6,000. Elsie the cow clangs the bell as this toy is pulled along. There are 2 white plastic milk bottles that fit inside the truck. Nicely designed with lithographic labels closely resembling the original toy. Truck measures 10" long and 7" high.
Hot Dog Wagon:Hot Dog Wagon No. 75001, only 5,500 were reproduced in 2001. The "Hot Dog Wagon" was born at Fisher-Price in 1938. Pull the cord and Hot Dog clangs the bell. Measures: 12-1/2" long.
Jingle Elephant: Jingle Elephant is a scaled reproduction of the 1948 Musical Elephant. It has an authentic moving head and tail, along with nostalgic graphics of by-gone times. Jingle Elephant is a special numbered limited edition of 5,000 pieces. Measures 10-1/2" long.
ABC Giraffe: A replica of the original 1920's version made by All-Fair Toys and Games of Churchville, NY., the company where Herman G. Fisher of Fisher-Price Toys began his career. Limited edition collectible, first in a series of five. Pull the cord and the giraffe has the look of running through the jungle. Giraffe stands 14" tall.
Looky Fire Truck: DING! DING! DING! ... Here comes Looky Fire Truck. This year Toy Town Museum saluted America's Firefighters with the 18th Toy Fest Commemorative toy. Limited to ONLY 3500 toys! Originally produced in 1950 by Fisher-Price, this special edition is sure to be a classic. Special care has been taken so that all the details including the colorful lithographic labels closely resemble the original. Pull the toy and the bell "rings" and the firemen on the back "bob" up and down. Not since "Snoopy" in 1988 have fewer toys been made. Holgate Toy Company made the Looky Fire Truck for Toy Town Museum. Measures: 11" long.
Mickey Mouse Choo-Choo: 2003 celebrated Mickey Mouse's 75th Birthday and what better way to commemorate this event than with the Mickey Mouse Choo-Choo. Originally produced in 1938 by Fisher-Price this limited edition collectible was crafted for Toy Town Museum by Holgate Toy Company. This wonderful Disney toy has been painstakingly reproduced in the exact likeness of the original toy, with bright lithographs and original bell action. Pull the cord and Mickey "rings" the metal bell. Measures: 10" long.
Pebbles The Camel: Pebbles the Camel, No. 99002, is second in a series of five made in partnership with the Buffalo Zoo. There were only 2,000 reproduced. It's a replica of the original 1920's version made by All-Fair Toys and Games of Churchville, NY, the company where Herman G. Fisher of Fisher Price Toys began his career. Measures: 11" tall.
Popeye Cowboy: Well, shiver me timbers! It's Popeye the Sailor Man on his way to a Wild West adventure. Originally produced by Fisher Price in 1937, this popular cartoon character is one of 6,000 limited edition collectible toys. All of the details closely resemble the original wooden pull toy, including the "bucking" action of Popeye's trusty steed. So saddle up, cowpokes, and get ready to hit the trail for some authentic rodeo fun. Measures: 10" long by 11" tall.
Raggedy Ann & Andy: Meet Raggedy Ann and Andy, the wooden stacking toy set. Originally produced for the Toy Town Museum's 22nd Anniversary in 2008, has been made available in limited quantities. Each toy wobbles and sways, and can be twisted and re-stacked. Each figure stands about 7" tall.
Raggedy Ann & Andy Puzzle: The Toy Town Museum and Buffalo Games produced this puzzle to celebrate the Toy Town Museum. This Raggedy Ann and Andy puzzle has 513 pieces and the completed puzzle measures 21.25" x 15". This puzzle also includes a matching poster.
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