An amazing gyroscopic tin toy from Japan
There are a few toys that simply defy explanation. Here are two of them...
Tim travels back in time, to explore some of the toys he collected while visiting Tokyo in 2004
A novel view of the 'greenback', at the beginning and at the end of its life...
A range of the weird and the wacky - although a few verge on actually being useful
Incredibly lifelike, this butterfly flutters gently around the flowers. But only while the sun shines!
Some of the amazing pairs of scissors from the Toy Collection
Is this the ultimate in minimalism? How to sell absolutely nothing!