Carette Toy Steam Engine

Description (Brief)
This toy steam engine does not bear a specific makers mark, but comparisons to other engines reveal similarities to a Carette engine model 108. The model 108 engine was made by Georges Carette of Nuremberg, Germany around 1900. The overtype engine has a horizontal slide valve engine and horizontal boiler over a black firebox.
Carrette et Cie (Carrette and Company) was founded in Nuremberg, Germany by Georges Carette and operated from 1886-1917.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
toy, steam engine and boiler
date made
mid or early 20th century
Measurements
overall: 8 in x 7 1/4 in; 20.32 cm x 18.415 cm
overall: 8 1/8 in x 7 1/4 in x 5 in; 20.6375 cm x 18.415 cm x 12.7 cm
place made
Deutschland
ID Number
MC*328934
catalog number
328934
accession number
278175
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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