1910 Ferdinand Strauss Wind Up Black Porter Wheelbarrow
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Directory: Archives: Collectibles: Memorabilia: Pre 1920: item # 794389
Please refer to our stock # BA707 when inquiring.
PO Box 461
Glastonbury, CT 06033
Offered is a wonderful, seldom-seen, circa 1910's, tin wind-up, Black Porter toy manufactured by Ferdinand Strauss of New York City, New York.
This Black Porter Pushing A Wheelbarrow amazingly still retains his original, red ribbon neckerchief. The windup mechanism is intact and holds a full wind...the man's legs are a little sluggish after 90+ years, but the toy does work.
This very difficult-to-find, Black Memorabilia toy measures 6" long, is approximately 2 3/4" wide and is 6" tall. Minor rubs to paint are present as noted in photos, but this paint loss is insignificant given the age of this toy.
A fine addition to one's Black Memorabilia collection!