Wilesco Toy Circular Saw

Description (Brief)
This circular saw was manufactured by Wilhelm Schröder GmbH & Company (Wilesco) of Lüdenscheid, Germany during the 20th century. The circular saw is a Wilesco model M53. The saw could be connected to the drive wheel of a toy steam engine for power and operate just like its full size counterpart.
Currently not on view
date made
mid 20th century
table - from catalog card: 3 1/4 in x 2 3/4 in; x 8.255 cm x 6.985 cm
base - from catalog card: 3 1/2 in; x 8.89 cm
overall: 3 3/8 in x 3 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in; 8.5725 cm x 8.89 cm x 8.89 cm
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Credit Line
Bequest of the Estate of Greville I. Bathe
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Data Source
National Museum of American History