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Annapolis Heritage Society

Toy, Mechanical


Accession number: 009.1.34
Category: Toys
Object type: metal
Date: before 2009
Measurements: 9.5 cm L x 6.5 cm W x 6 cm Diameter
Description: Unpainted retangular metal platform, stamped and folded.Axle fitted through slotted tales about 1/3 distant from end, hubbed and spoked wheels each formed from a single piece of metal, attached with a rivet and small metal tabs.A gear is attached to azle at mid point which turns a geared mechanism on upper surface of platform.A metal strip folds over the mid section of this gear.There are three small narrow retangular slots at the rear of the plat form, two more at the front, another near a round hole that is centered near the gear. Four slotted tabs fold downward,one in front and to the rear of each wheel.