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Chicago World's Fair Standard Oil Live Power Circus animals complete set 1933-34
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Chicago World's Fair Standard Oil Live Power Circus animals complete set 1933-34
Chicago World's Fair Standard Oil Live Power Circus animals complete set 1933-34

Chicago World's Fair Standard Oil Live Power Circus animals complete set 1933-34

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Well what can we say !!!!!!! One of the most unusual 1934 ChicagoWorld's Fair toys is this Standard Oil "Live Power" complete set of nine (9) pot metal/slush mold Circus Animals each with their original individual labeled boxes. The large life size versionswere supposedly on display in the Standard Oil Building. These Circus Animals include Kangaroo, Ostrich, Bear.Tiger, Giraffe, Zebra, Leopold, Lion and Elephant. Obviously they are different sizes--from about 5" long and 5"-3" tall- the conditions range from full surface paint to approx 30% surface paint.The toys could be played with individually or hooked together to form the complete circus train. We have only one of the connectors,however very easy to replicate.Each of the nine boxes are individually titled with the appropriate animal along with with it's name. Seven (7) of the boxes are complete although a couple may have a loose flap--one box is missingboth bottom and top, one is missing top flap(see photos)--all have creases--probably because the toys are heavier than the box is designed to hold--several still have the original tissue the toy was wrapped in. Each box has the list of complete set of 9 animals along with the six vehiclesalso available. These were supposedly available in all Standard Oil service stations for 25 cents. Our internet search provided very little information--James Julia sold a lot of eight with some of them broken and three boxes in 2011. Below is an ad from Old Gas web site of 4 animals and no mention of boxes. Group of 8 rare Standard Oil "Live Power" promo items that were featured at the 1934 Chicago World's Fair. The pull toys are made of pot metal. Lion and zebra missing tail, Bear has been reinforced inside with some wax due to cracking. Also in group is a large pinback button, ink blotter and 2 diecut unused window stickers. There were several other collectible animals available in the series given by Standard oil. I only have the 4 animals and 4 other promos. All 8 items are for sale as a group only. $595 shipped Any additional information would be appreciated. OurGoal and Mission Our goal is to deliver to our customers a quality,sought after collectible product at a fair price which is accurately described and shipped properly and in a reasonable time. Please read our feedback. When atransaction is completed we will leave appropriate feedbackand will appreciate your feedback.Thank you for your buys. Policies and Procedures We ship continental U.S. using standard ground USPS with tracking.Wewill ship large items UPS. If you have any other preference, such as added insurance or priority mailing, please notify us immediately after winning an item. Overseas shipping is available to buyders in selected countries. Please contact us for shipping details.We accept PayPal. You must make payment within seven days of product closing. We package all items professionally and securely and take great care in making sure your item reaches you as you purchased it. Unless otherwise stated, in the event that your item is not as described, we have a seven-day return policy with email notification within three days of your receipt of the item. We try to ship out within 5 days of payment (excluding holidays/weekends),however we do have a busy show/product schedule that may delay shipping by 4-5 days. We appreciate your patience. Feedback is much appreciated and we will leave feedback upon the successful completion of transaction. Thank you for your interest.
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