Peerless Toy Steam Engine

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Description (Brief)
This Peerless brand toy steam engine was made during the early 20th century. The toy consists of a cast iron boiler and a horizontal slide valve engine and flywheel.
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1900
Physical Description
cast iron (overall material)
flywheel - from catalog card: 3 3/4 in; x 9.525 cm
boiler - from catalog card: 3 1/2 in x 6 in; x 8.89 cm x 15.24 cm
overall - from catalog card: 9 1/4 in; 23.495 cm
overall: 9 1/4 in x 7 1/4 in x 6 7/8 in; 23.495 cm x 18.415 cm x 17.4625 cm
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Credit Line
Bequest of the Estate of Greville I. Bathe
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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


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