Friday, February 17, 2012

A "penny toy" acrobat dating to about 1900

Check out this nifty "penny toy" acrobat dating to around 1900. The piece was brought in to The House of Automata for repair and is quite rare. I love how such a simple mechanism can produce such an enchanting object.

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Blogger Flora said...

How does this work ?

December 7, 2019 at 10:52 PM  

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