Authentic Models Balance Toy, Salty Dog

Availability: 1-2 weeks
More than
10 available
UK warehouse
Available in
1-2 weeks
Zoom
Authentic Models Balance Toy, Salty Dog
Availability: 1-2 weeks
More than
10 available
UK warehouse
Available in
1-2 weeks

Authentic Models Balance Toy, Salty Dog

£89.00
-
+

Or with 0% interest free
credit using Pay By Finance*

A minimum finance amount of £500.00 is required.
* based on a 20% deposit.

Calculate Now
Width Depth Height
24 11 45
9.4 4.3 17.7
Description

Details

Salty Dog

The rowing sailor of Authentic Models Salty Dog Balance Toy seems to carry a light load; at least he makes that impression. One of the least liked and heaviest jobs of the Sailing Age was for the sailor to row out the ship’s anchor and place it in position. Sometimes several anchors were needed to make for a safe and secure berth. This Balance Toy would make a lovely addition as a piece of decor in a bathroom, beach house or a nautical-inspired interior.

Detailed Construction

Cut by hand using original templates, this balance toy is made from a recycled metal sheet. It has been hand painted in great detail and finished with a rich 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 changing fast and the industrial revolution was unstoppable. Balance toys became popular in such a time; people wanted their toys to move, to appear different and to be fascinating to the eye. This balance toy has an articulated sailor whilst the dinghy is set in motion and rocks back and forth.

Specification

Additional Information

Product Code: TM036
Brand: Authentic Models
Material: Iron
Quick ship item: Yes
Colour: Yellow
Availability
Available to be dispatched by Pavilion Broadway to your home
  • UK warehouse : More than 10 Available in 1-2 weeks
Delivery
GB
  • standard Orders Over £75, Free
    Orders Under £75, £4.95
  • saturday The Nearest Saturday, £12.95
EU
  • standard From £19.95
  • International Please contact us for a Quote
Pay by Finance

Would you like to pay by Finance?

The Pay By Finance options for this product are located on the cart page. To calculate your personal Interest Free credit plan and to be redirected to the cart page please click here:

Find out more about Interest Free Credit