Carette Fire Pumper Steam Toy for Sale
Carette Fire Pumper Steam Toy For Sale
Our early fire engine is a human powered fire engine. -No wheels, no mechanics, just people pumping on a pump engine. Carette made this around 1900 and it has a crank with pulley in case one wishes to attach steam or electric toy power later.
The base, aka wood plinth, has hand painted edge detailing. Figures are tin with a thick and glossy varnish. The pump housing is tin and has almost a marbling effect with thinning and thickening is spots. The pump house likely has some infill green paint.
The base bottom appears to have some pencil writing on it, a common German toy practice.
Men are dressed in clean period clothing and have great facial detailing.
1 in stock
|Dimensions||8 × 10 × 10 in|