VTG 1960's TURTLE Spring Ride Playground Toy Aluminum Gametime Inc. Saddle Mates Litchfield Michigan, USA. 1960's original Turtle "Saddle Mate, " with cylindrical handlebars, the distinctive and nicely worn figural playground apparatus is comprised largely of reinforced cast aluminum with the original polychrome enameled finish largely intact. The playground turtle was likely designed by Robert s. The aluminum animal exhibits an allover weathered and worn surface finish consistent with age.
Salvaged from a City Park. 28" x 19" x 14. NO PLATFORM OR SPRING INCLUDED (those steel parts from the 60's are typically rusted and unreliable) If not for display, you can order a new steel base and spring for safety.
GameTime, a division of Playcore, began operations in 1929 in Michigan. Fifty years later they relocated to Fort Payne, Alabama. They use research-based design and engineering in manufacturing the company's products.
GameTime's independent research studies are conducted by noted experts in the fields of fitness, nature, education, and urban issues, and are used as the foundation when designing their products. At GameTime we enrich the lives of children and communities through play. Because as product engineers and parents, manufacturers and members of our home communities--We believe in play.Play is part of being human. It brings us to new worlds, takes us to places we've never been, and roots us more firmly in the places where we live. It builds a stronger sense of self, while also strengthening empathy with others. Play brings people together, and brings the best of our imaginations into creating a better reality.
Our work has elevated industry standards on safety, physical and mental development, inclusion and intergenerational interaction. Uniting deep research with fun, information with inspiration, science with play. Wormser founded E-One (Emergency One) in Ocala in 1974. "Bob" stunned the firefighting world by creating the world's first aluminum bodied fire trucks.
Everyone thought he was crazy, but many fire truck manufacturers got caught with their pants down. He became so popular that E-One became synonymous with Fire Trucks. Wormser had the advantage of being a welder as well as a metal fabricator. The fact that he held more than 70 patents demonstrated his inventive mind. He already had shown the world what he could do as a businessman with his commercial playground equipment firm in Hillsdale, Michigan during the 1960's.The item "VTG 1960's TURTLE Spring Ride Playground Toy Aluminum Gametime Saddle Mates USA" is in sale since Friday, December 10, 2021. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Outdoor Toys & Structures\Ride-Ons & Tricycles\Pre-1970". The seller is "dobymama" and is located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.