Langes Legetoy Toy Tumbler

Description (Brief)
This toy tumbler was manufactured by the Danish company H. Langes Legetoy around the middle of the 20th century. The tumbler is octagonal shaped with an opening latch and pulley to allow it to be connected to a power source. H. Langes Legetoy produced a variety of toy machine tools including a trip-hammer, grindstone, drill press, shaper, punch press, circular saw, tumbler, lathe, and grinder. These tools would often be arranged on a single board with a line shaft allowing all the machines to be operated simultaneously from a single power source.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
toy, tumbling mill
date made
ca 1950
Physical Description
white metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 3/4 in x 2 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in; 4.445 cm x 6.35 cm x 3.81 cm
place made
Danmark
ID Number
MC*329074
catalog number
329074
accession number
278175
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Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Engineering Steam Toys and Models
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
Family & Social Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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