Plank "Cosmos" (German) circa 1914 16.5"h.& Plank Cigar Cutter 4.5"h. The little cigar cutter is complete with gage and all working parts!
This Atomic Plant is by Wilesco . The Atomic Plants seem to be a sought after item, probably because of the novelty. The heating element is unique in that it heats a water-filled coil that causes the machine to rumble and shake. Circa 1950's.
Linemar also made a variation of the Atomic Plant in the 1950's. Linemar was the Japanese branch of Marx toys. This plant contains a battery that makes moving lights operate under the tower when the engine is running.