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Shelburne County Museum

Toy, Mechanical


Accession number: 2012.50.01
Category: Toys
Object type: Ferris Wheel
Date: 1945 – 1950
Materials: Tin
Measurements: 18 cm L x 11.5 cm W x 25 cm H
Marks/Label:

MADE IN U.S. ZONE GERMANY

Narrative:

 

Previous number: 92.1

Description: Wind up mechanical tin toy ferris wheel.  Red tin base and wheel.  Supports are decorated with clowns and balloons.  Wheel has four chairs with a tin rider in each chair. Winding mechanisim on side with key, and a bell that rings
 
History of Use: Manufactured in US occupied Germany.