420 "MOTOR CAR" Tinplate Clockwork Horse-less Carriage. The carriage is red with a gilt-lined crimson body and black roof. The seated driver figure is of 3 dimensional pressed steel and is in splendid livery. It typifies the early c1900 automobile vehicles which were half way between horse carriages and cars. The front wheels can be set to run in a straight ahead or circular motion.
M, Made in Germany' to the back. The toy was produced from 1897 to 1935. The piece is 5.25 inches (13.25cm) long by 4 inches (10cm) high by 2.5 inches (6.5cm) wide. There is some light wear but a particularly nice example in working order. It is free from exterior corrosion.
Please see further images below.. 420 MOTOR CAR Tinplate Clockwork Horse-less Carriage 1897-1935" is in sale since Wednesday, May 31, 2017.This item is in the category "Toys & Games\Vintage & Classic Toys\Tinplate/Penny Toys". The seller is "theantiquesstorehouse" and is located in Portsmouth, Hampshire. This item can be shipped worldwide.