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Liberty Playthings Windup Tin Lithograph and Wooden Fantail Launch Boat for Sale

$235.00

Liberty Playthings Windup Tin Lithograph and Wooden Fantail Launch Boat 

We have for you a tin, windup, lithographed and wood Fantail Launch type boat manufactured by Liberty Playthings of Niagara Falls, New York.   

This boats base is wooden with a tin lithographed upper deck. The windup on this works intermittently, but skips a gear. This lithos on this are still very strong and are in excellent condition. The rudder is steerable via the lever on the back of the boat. Propeller turns as it should and is not locked up. 

Our example of this Liberty Playthings boat in excellent all original condition with no breaks, restorations, repairs, or touch ups. This piece shows the usual patina, dust, chips, scuffs, surface rust, scratches, and wear that are to be expected from age and play. It is approximately 10 ½” L with rudder. We invite you to view the photos to further determine quality and condition. 

 

 

A brief history of Liberty Playthings of Niagara Falls, New York: 

What little history we could find on Liberty Playthings is that they were in business from the late 1920’s to early 1930’s. It was located in Niagara Falls in New York, USA. For the short time that they were in business they made quality clockwork wooden boats often made from mahogany with metal. 

1 in stock

Additional information

Weight 2.75 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 12 × 12 in