CIVIL WAR ERA ~ VERY EARLY CHILDS TIN ABC RATTLE
FOR A GOOD CHILD
This fabulous very old tin rattle and whistle is superb. During the mid 1800's these were a common rattle and whistle toy.
Each side of the rattle is embellished with the American Eagle with the words " For A Good Child". The circumference of the rattle has the letters of the alphabet. 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 only a bit of light surface rust and a ding on the whistle handle. Still rattles.
The rattle is a darker grey than the pictures, couldn’t get the true color of the patina.
13 other shoppers have this item in their Cart or Wish List
Whimsical quirky and irresistible antique gifts for children of all ages
FREE Domestic Shipping and SALE prices on every purchase through December 15th. Come see what's in store!