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Toy Trolley: Broadway Car Line

Object Number: 
ca. 1895
Iron, paint
Overall: 5 x 18 x 4 in. ( 12.7 x 45.7 x 10.2 cm )
painted: on each side of trolley, above windows: "BROADWAY CAR LINE" painted: on each side of trolley, below windows: "712" [sheaf decoration fans out from each side of number]"
Painted cast iron toy trolley drawn by team of two matched horses; red trolley with yellow clerestory; clerestory with 8 small windows on each side; car with 6 windows on each side; front and rear platforms flanked by two steps; white horses.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group