NICE EARLY MODEL GUN BOAT..... D MARKS, BUT DEFINITELY MADE IN GERMANY. CARETTE , FLEISCHMANN OR SIMILAR QUALITY MAKER. 26 cm or just over 10 inches. INTERNAL CLOCKWORK / WIND UP MECHANISM.......
Unusually, it still turns and with a careful winding it will spin the rear prop shaft. (the original "smoke cloud " key-winder is included, just wants crimping on the funnel winding shaft). TRIPLE TONE FINISH IN BLACK & GREY, WITH REDDISH ORANGE DECK.The old vessel is in as found state, with a century or so of age / play wear....... Including surface chips, flaking, scuffs, scratches etc... Missing components, including rear propeller / rudder. Underside front stand strip is still present. ENJOY IT AS IT IS OR PERHAPS RESTORE IT? (please see all the images for actual condition). NOT A MODERN ITEM OR REPRODUCTION. Please take a good close look at all the images , as these also form part of the description... If you need more pics or have questions etc... K also others, including b/transfer etc..
Similar period toy makers included, distler, karl bub, lehmann, tippco, orobr, marklin, bing, eberl, gunthermann, jep, fernand martin, meccano, hornby, william britains, structo, kingsbury etc.. The item "RARE CARETTE OR SIMILAR GUN BOAT ANTIQUE TIN TOY WIND UP SHIP GERMANY TINPLATE" is in sale since Saturday, August 21, 2021. This item is in the category "Toys & Games\Vintage & Classic Toys\Clockwork/Wind-Up". The seller is "audio2424" and is located in Thetford.
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