Toy Automobile

Description
This cast iron toy automobile is emblematic of some of the earliest automobiles, often called runabouts that were hardly more than horseless carriages. Emblematic of this early period in automobile history is the driver steering with a tiller rather than a wheel.
ID Number
1971.295669.921
accession number
295669
catalog number
295669.921
Credit Line
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Collection of American Toys
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
America on the Move
Transportation
Exhibition
AOTM
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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