German tin figures: King Frederick the Great of Prussia (1712-1786) with his beloved whippets riding ahead of his grenadiers.
An Easter bunny, one of the toys Knorr’s refugee relatives, members of the pre-war German minority in Poland, made after World War II to trade for food with West German farmers.
Elastolin figures (a Native American archer; two Normans; and Old Shatterhand, a figure from Karl May’s “Winnetou” books traditionally read by young adults in Germany), and a postcard of the Cleopatra bust in Berlin’s Pergamon Museum.
Pre-World War I Prussian tin soldiers Knorr cast and painted as a teenager.
Edison phonograph cylinders (1920s) and 78rpm shellac records with 1930s/40s swing music.