Patent Model - Improvement in Toy Boats

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Joseph Pilkington, Patentee
Production date
Nov 19 1872
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Wood, fabric, brass
6 x 10 x 7" (15.2 x 25.4 x 17.8cm)
Pilkington's patent "relates to a toy boat; the object being the arrangement of an oar at the stern of the boat combined with a vibrating figure, which, operating by clock-work, causes a sculling motion to be given to the oar for the propulsion of the boat." (Patent Number 133,250)
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