Authentic Models Balance Toy Princess

Availability: 1 week
More than
10 available
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Available in
1 week
Authentic Models Balance Toy Princess
Availability: 1 week
More than
10 available
UK warehouse
Available in
1 week

Authentic Models Princess Balance Toy

Height Width Depth
19.9 12.2 4.1
7.8 4.8 1.6



The Authentic Models Princess Balance Toy reminds us of the days of Kings, Queens, Princesses and Knights. In a classic one-day match, the highlight of the annual medieval jousting event in the city of AngoulÍme, France, was when the Duc d’Anjou expertly picked up the red silk scarf. The impact was hard to exaggerate; the spectator crowd collectively held its breath to observe the consequences. Unique conditions prevailed and all worked in the Duc’s favor. A bright sun, the home front’s decisive victory. A bottle of excellent aged claret next to the Princess’ father, the King. The Duc and his Princess became famous in posterity as a romantic pair of courtly lovers. His sword and her silk scarf are displayed in a dedicated room of the National Treasury.  These 3-dimensional balance toys are limited editions that are difficult to come by, and each comes with a serial number and tag of authenticity.

Detailed Construction

Handcut using original templates, this toy is made from a recycled metal sheet. It has been hand painted with meticulous attention to detail and finished with a rich wax and aged patina. It includes a counterweight calibrated to create swing and a matching metal stand.

Balance Toys

Gadgets inspired by science were popular in the Victorian period. People loved demonstrations of the seemingly impossible. Optical illusions, magnetic forces, the laws of gravity etc, all seemed magical in an era when society was rapidly changing and the industrial revolution was evolving society. Balance toys became popular in such a time; people wanted their toys to be fascinating to the eye.


Additional Information

Product Code: TM125
Brand: Authentic Models
Material: Iron
New In: Yes
Colour: Red, Yellow
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