Pull toy: hill-climber duck

Object Number: 
INV.8224
Date: 
1900-1930
Medium: 
Iron, tin, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 8 1/2 x 4 in. ( 17.8 x 21.6 x 10.2 cm )
Description: 
Tinned sheet iron inertial flywheel-powered duck with three cast iron wheels; beak and eyes painted yellow; wings attached with rivets to center of back.
Gallery Label: 
The original patent (U.S. Letters Patent 593,174) was given to Israel and Edith Boyer on November 2, 1897 for a "Locomotive Toy."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group