Rare 1900s Germany Tin Wind Up Toy Airplane, Airship, Zeppelin Aviation Go-round For Sale
Another very rare antique toy from the 1900's probably made by Distler or Meier features an airplane flying above a merry go-round of 3 airships/ zeppelins. The toy measurean impressive 11.5 inches high and about 9 inches at the widest point. For those of you who are advanced early aviation collectors, you will know that you will see many of the zeppelin merry go-rounds but almost never one that is activated by a motor in a flying airplane above.
This toy was made to commemorate the French aviator Louis Bleriot crossing theEnglish channel on July 25, 1909 (see video hence the french Flags on top of the carousel. The colors are rich and vibrant and evoke this wonderful period in history.
If you collect antique toys from the 1900's, you will know that hardly any toys of this vintage and quality come up on anymore, and this is a fantastic toy.A great addition to any antique toy collection. Happy offerding!!
buyers' identities remain private. I will not end the sale or reveal reserves before the end so please do not ask. buyerswith less than 10 positive response, please email me before offerding as I reserve the right to cancel your offers. I will ship worldwide but only with full insurance value.Buyer pays shipping.Please wait for me to provide shipping costs as calculator is often incorrect, especially internationally.
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