This fun old wind-up toy is made of celluloid and tin. Mama duck is taking her two ducklings for a stroll in there little yellow basket carriage. Above the carriage is a colorful umbrella with dangling celluloid tubes and balls. The duck and basket sit on a metal platform and motor housing with colorful tin wheels. When wound by the attached key the ducks travel in a large circle and the parasol turns sending the strings of celluloid pieces in a lively circle The metal base is marked; Made in Japan. I believe it is probably from the 1940's or 1950's.
This fun toy comes with its original box that has cute graphics showing a comical depiction of the toy. The "Duck Carriage with Carrousel" is shown as being Non-Inflammable. The box is also marked Made in Japan.
The toy measures about 4 1/2" in length not counting the umbrella which protrudes slightly past that. It measures a little more that 6" high and is in very nice working condition showing minimal wear. The box measures about 4 3/4" square by 2 1/2" and it is in very nice condition with minor crease and edge wear. There is a piece of scotch tape on two side panels on the lid which I have not tried to take off.
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