Langes Legetoy Toy Dual Grinder

Description (Brief)
This toy grinder was manufactured by the Danish company H. Langes Legetoy around the middle of the 20th century. The grinder consists of two grindstones on a central shaft with a pulley in the center that spins both stones. 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, grinding machine
date made
ca 1950
Physical Description
white metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall - from catalog card: 2 1/4 in; 5.715 cm
overall: 2 1/4 in x 1 5/8 in x 1 in; 5.715 cm x 4.1275 cm x 2.54 cm
place made
Danmark
ID Number
MC*329081
catalog number
329081
accession number
278175
subject
Engineering Steam Toys and Models
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
Family & Social Life
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Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Engineering Steam Toys and Models
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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