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William Shimer & Sons Co. ca. 1903 Cast Iron Road Cart and Horse Toy for Sale


William Shimer & Sons Co. Ca. 1903 Cast Iron Road Cart and Horse Toy  

We have for you a ca. 1903 cast iron road cart and horse that was manufactured by William Shimer & Sons Company of Freemansburg, Pennsylvania. 

This piece is in great all original condition with no breaks, restorations, repairs, or touch ups. This piece shows the usual patina, fading, dust, chips, scuffs, surface rust, scratches, missing accessories and wear that are to be expected from age and play. This is approximately 7 ½” L.  We invite you to view the photos to further determine quality and condition. 


 A little history William Shimer & Sons Company of Freemansburg, Pennsylvania: 

 William Shimer & Sons Company of Freemansburg, Pennsylvania was in operation from 1875-1913. Shimer manufactured a line of cast iron toys including banks, trains, horse-drawn toys and a few small automobiles around 1909-1910. Fire cracker cannons made by Shimer & Sons Co. carried a patent date of April 23, 1895. They were made in a whole series of graduated sizes. Shimer eventually closed its doors in 1913 

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Additional information

Weight 2.75 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 9 × 9 in