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Antique c. 1890 Weeden Tin and Brass Toy Steam Engine w/ Burner Tank and Ornate Feet

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Antique c. 1890 Weeden Tin and Brass Toy Steam Engine w/ Burner Tank and Ornate Feet

Description: The metal base holds steam engine tank with separate burner tank. It has a faux brick design with ornate feet. Weeden...Founded in the 1880's in New Bedford, Massachusetts, by William N. Weeden, the company originally manufactured tin plate household items and oil lamp burners. The company produced its first toy steam engine in 1885 and continued to improve on it designs and mechanisms throughout the early-twentieth century. Initially, the majority of models ran on wood alcohol, but by the mid-1920s, the company began to introduce models fitted with electric heat. By the early-1940's, the company had approximately 100 different models of toy steam engines. Please ask specific questions on details, condition, and shipping prior to bidding, ALL ITEMS ARE SOLD AS IS, and the bidder will be responsible for payment. We box and ship what we can to keep costs low, and use USPS and UPS. Large items, extremely fragile, and high value items will be packed by UPS. Quotes available on request

  • Dimensions: 6-3/8" tall x 5" x 6.25"
  • Condition: Good Condition with some wear from age and use

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