Monday, April 12, 2010

Hide and Seek of the Week


This week's Collections object is a Mechanical Aquaplane! This tin lithograph wind-up airplane with pontoons was produced by J. Chein & Co. in 1932. When the wind-up key on top of the plane was turned, the plane’s large yellow propeller would spin around and around!

Put on your looking eyes and see if you can find it during your next visit! For more info about Hide and Seek of the Week, click here.

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