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Collection Wyatt
Date pre 1930
Description A baggage-man with cart. Belonged to Eric and Lewis Wyatt. This object is a wind-up toy porter with a trunk in a handcart. The lid of the trunk opens. Has the letters, "W. St. H. 185" on the barrow.

A search on the internet 23 July 2010, found one of these toys at Hartleys Auctioneers and Valuers, the United Kingdom's leading auction house for antiques. There it is listed as a tin plate toy, a Marke Stock railway porter, with a clockwork motor, early 20th century. Price 110 English pounds. A further search found the Stock factory in Solingen, Germany was founded by Walter Stock in 1906 and that they manufactured clockwork novelty toys of an inexpensive nature until approximately 1930.
Year Range from 1906
Year range to 1930
Object ID 1995.006.0007
Object Name Doll, Mechanical
Other # G1995/6#9
People Wyatt, Eric
Wyatt, Lewis Harold
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