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Pirate sky hook | pirate balance toy

Pirate balance toy

Pirate Balance Toy

balance toys ATM040

10-1/4"x 4-1/4"x 16-1/4"H

list price: $111.25
your price: $89.00
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Pirate balance toy. Articulated pirate, oars and parrot are moving in unison when the dinghy is set in motion and rocks back and forth. Pirate sky hook is hand cut in recycled steel, hand painted and finished with a rich aged patina. Our Pirate will row and row and row, once set on his voyage. Treasure Island beckoning from beyond the surf…

- hand made from recycled sheet iron;
- cut by hand using original templates;
- hand painted in great details;
- finished in aged patina, waxed;
-molded on bronze cast molds in two halves, then welded;
- counterweight calibrated to create swing;
- come with matching metal stand;

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Gadgets inspired by science were popular in Victorian times. People loved demonstrations of the seemingly impossible. Optical illusions, magnetic forces, the laws of gravity, all seemed magical in an era when society was changing fast and industrial revolution was unstoppable.

Skyhooks could be set on a shelf or the rim of the table and set in motion to everybody's delight and amazement.


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