VERY EARLY CHILDS TIN ABC RATTLE
CIVIL WAR ERA ~ c 1860
This fabulous very old tin rattle and whistle is superb. During the mid 1800's these were a common rattle and whistle toy. 5 1/4 inches long.
The rattle is embellished with whimsical diamond designs around the barrel drum. The rattle still rings well with the original seeds or pellets inside. A remarkable piece of American history !
This example has survived in very good condition with no bending.
11 other shoppers have this item in their Cart or Wish List
Whimsical quirky and irresistible antique gifts for children of all ages
See what's new and what's on sale. Open 24 hours, 7 days a week