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Electric Engine Toy

Electric Engine Toy

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Description (Brief)
This toy electric engine was made by an unknown maker around 1900. The reciprocating engine has a 3.5-inch flywheel on a cast-iron base.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
toy, electric engine
date made
ca 1900
Measurements
overall: 4 1/8 in x 6 5/8 in x 2 5/8 in; 10.4775 cm x 16.8275 cm x 6.6675 cm
flywheel - from catalog card: 2 1/2 in; x 6.35 cm
base - from catalog card: 6 5/8 in x 2 1/2 in; x 16.8275 cm x 6.35 cm
ID Number
MC.329035
catalog number
329035
accession number
278175
Credit Line
Bequest of the Estate of Greville I. Bathe
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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