Antique Ajoy Wooden Rocking Horse circa 1920. Farthing retains his original stand and glass eyes. Height from floor to top of neck is 36.5 inches . This very rare little chappie was only produced between 1920 and 1922. He is quite charming!
Full restoration will be carried out on him. Paintwork / leather work will be produced to give him the stunning look he once had. This horse is truly a Collectors piece.
This antique Ajoy wooden rocking horse was produced by Ajoy Ltd in 1920, they were known to produce the best quality wooden toys, always producing an excellent finish.
Within the range of toys produced were carts, pole and push horses, as well as wooden rocking horses and bow rockers. During their short manufacturing term items were to include toy and real prams, sack barrows and cricket bats.
Some of the known features for the Ajoy wooden rocking horse are, a particular design of turned post, easily noted the top bar of the stand has shaped and sharp ends, they also had a wide open mouthed expression which was quite unique in styling to the Ajoy Ltd rocking horse. Easily identifiable for this manufacturer.