BRITAINS 1930 ZOO SET 3Z Complete Lead Animals Zoological Series Pre-War

BRITAINS 1930 ZOO SET 3Z Complete Lead Animals Zoological Series Pre-War

Sometimes it’s like living in a blooming Toy Museum when stunning items like this historic Zoo animals set turn up. This example is from the first wave of Britains Zoological Series pre-war issue Zoo sets. The 3Z was one of a series inspired by London’s Regent Park Zoo and shows the rarer patterned paper & colour label of a first issue box.
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The models in this series were the first boxed sets ever produced by Britains. 
This complete hand painted molded lead animal collection was produced between 1930 & 1934 and contains 16 pieces
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BRITAINS 1930 ZOO SET 3Z Complete Lead Animals Zoological Series Pre-War
Games for the imagination
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BRITAINS 1930 ZOO SET 3Z Complete Lead Animals Zoological Series Pre-War
In an original box from early 1930’s England
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BRITAINS 1930 ZOO SET 3Z Complete Lead Animals Zoological Series Pre-War
Animals of the world
BRITAINS 1930 ZOO SET 3Z Complete Lead Animals Zoological Series Pre-War
The 3Z as seen in the original catalogue from the wonderful Brighton Toy Museum!
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BRITAINS 1930 ZOO SET 3Z Complete Lead Animals Zoological Series Pre-War
Highly toxic lead figures sculpted with love and hand painted with care
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BRITAINS 1930 ZOO SET 3Z Complete Lead Animals Zoological Series Pre-War
 
Camel 
Polar Bear 
Lion 
Lioness 
Zebra 
Kangaroo 
Chimpanzee 
Gorilla 
Monkey 
2 Pelicans 
2 Penguins 
2 Date Palms 
1 Coconut Palm 
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In this set the animals and trees are in overall very good condition. Some appear almost mint while others have been more greatly loved and have minor paint loss and slight rounding to a few pointy parts
 
Vintage image comes from original catalogue as seen at the wonderful Brighton Toy Museum!

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