Just in time to enjoy for the holidays! Here is an original and very rare, Ferdinand Strauss tin clockwork wind up, clearly labeled "SANTEE CLAUS" colorfully lithographed, reindeer driven sleigh toy, circa 1921 measuring about 11" long by 4" wide and 6 high. This highly sought after antique mechanical toy sports the original metal Santa Claus.Seated in his sleigh holding driving reins (strung through slots in his torso) attached to the two prancing, metal reindeer. Both sides have vivid colorful, original lithography designs showing sleeping children dreaming of Santa Claus, stockings hanging by the fire, sleeping kitty and Santa delivering Christmas gifts. The inside of the sleigh has a lovely all over, holly berry, red ribbon, mistletoe & snow design lining and the back of the sleigh has the. (over) The Ferdinand Strauss Corp. For a toy well over one hundred years old it is in remarkably great condition with virtually no rust or damages, few small scuffs, no breaks or bends. The parts all move but does not wind up and probably needs a good mechanical cleaning to run properly. See last photo for a sample of our collection of Antique cloth Santa Claus cloth dolls. Each listed separately and not included in this listing. Let us know if we can help you with anything else. We have more antique and vintage dolls, dollhouse furniture and antique dollhouse dolls available, each listed separately.
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This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Vintage & Antique Toys\Wind-up Toys". The seller is "mitsu-dog" and is located in Sparta, New Jersey. This item can be shipped to United States.