Authentic Models Knight Balance Toy

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

Authentic Models Knight Balance Toy

£69.00
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Height Width Depth
54 36 5
21.3 14.2 2
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Detailed Construction

Cut by hand using original templates, this Authentic Models Knight Balance Toy is made from a recycled metal sheet. It has been hand painted with careful attention to detail and finished with a rich aged patina. It includes a counterweight calibrated to create swing and a matching metal stand. 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.

Medieval Knight

In medieval times, in a classic one-day match, the highlight of the annual 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. 

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 taking hold of the country. Balance toys became popular in such a time; people wanted their toys to appear different and to be fascinating to the eye.

Specification

Additional Information

Product Code: TM111
Brand: Authentic Models
Material: Iron
Quick ship item: Yes
Colour: Silver
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