Lehmann EPL 431 Beetle. An ingenious wing-flapping walking beetle made by Lehmann in the late 19th and early 20th century.
Production date: Estimated between 1898 and 1918
Dimensions: Length 9.5 cm
Condition: Some age wear and corrosion to wing cases and body but generally good and in full working order.
References: Lehmann Toys. The History of E. P. Lehmann 1881-1981 Jurgen & Marianne Cieslik
Art of the Tin Toy, David Pressland