Wednesday, December 12, 2012

The Art of Play: A Clockwork Toy Car, c. 1910

Clockwork Toy Car
Germany, c. 1910
The Victoria & Albert Museum

Made in Germany in 1910, this toy was a real luxury for some lucky child. Based on the Mercedes of that year, this clockwork toy and chauffer was made as a birthday gift for a young boy.

The toy was produced by “Carette” who described the model as “Berline de Voyage”

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