. When this happened to me once, (O.K., maybe twice) I ended up having to replace the entire motor with a new one. That super glue is pretty good stuff, except when it goes where it's not wanted! When doing this kind of repair, always make sure the motor shaft is facing down so that any excess glue runs towards the gear and NOT into the bushing or beyond. .
Looking forward to a Servo article, John. That'd be great!
Here's the answer to your West Germany toy:
Years ago the old Roy Rogers restaurants used some of these as Kids' Meals toys. They were also sold in specialty toy stores.