Kind of Toys:
Size (LxWxH in inch):
5,5" x 2,325" x 5,5", with drawbar + burner 11,5"
Size (LxWxH in cm):
14 x 6 x 14 cm, mit Deichsel und Brenner 29 cm
Results: (see also our FAQ: E=Ebay; D= Sale; B=Auction) (Z= Condition)
E Z2- 760,00 2018
Fire tank wagon, steam sprayer with drawbar as a horse-drawn carriage without horse and firefighter as coachman, very rare, currently (2018) no further copy in the relevant literature on early tin toys is known, movable burner with original detonator, the shape of the elongated water tank below between the axles clearly Issmayer as a manufacturer, see in this database under item number: (23411), the whole toy is hand painted, except for the lithographed firefighter as a coachman, very beautiful ornaments are the side railing on Kutschbock, the conclusion of the boiler and the very distinctive (empire)-eagle each in golden color, the red wheel with hand crank is connected to an eccentric rod, which can be drawn with a bucket from the round opening in the middle of the vehicle water from the bottom water tank, the bucket is very light, therefore probably made of wood, the upper half was black to the notch, the Notching in Great represents the ring usually made of iron or leather of the bucket, for the lithographed firefighter could also be possible the following: Due to the close cooperation between Issmayer and Bub until 1915, see Issmayer description in this database (3960), the lithographed firefighter might be produced from Bub, since Issmayer completely hand-painted his early tin toys, see article (23411) in this data base, for Bub als speaks the very long drawn back, half golden helmet, compar also (52141)
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