Part of our month-long, American dolls & toys celebration... Nice, antique or vintage, metal. Sand powered toy, circa 1930s, chain driven coal elevator bucket loader toy by OHIO ART. When the metal crank rod on the base bin is turned sand is poured into the six small buckets or scoops.
They empty into the funnel on top which empties into the mining car which then rolls down the track and empties back into the base bin. This vintage toy needs only a gentle cleaning as it shows slight age and dust with no rust, no missing paint, the sturdy chain, wheels and all the parts seem to function and work well although the spring is missing off the outside back which could easily be replaced. This is a great piece of American toy manufacturing that has been well cared for and we have not attempted to clean or refurbish it in any way. It measures 11" high by 3" wide and 7 1/2 across and will make a great shelf display piece with its vivid red and green design and interior.
See it in detail on page 110, "Beach Pails"-Smyth and on page 31, "Ohio Art"-Lisa Kerr as in last photos. Please note: nearly all of our items are antique or vintage (usually with some signs of wear due to usage and previous storage). We do our very best to describe and photograph them for you and do not repair, restring, repaint or enhance them in any way as most collectors prefer to find them in their original state.
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