|Alternate Name||Toy Vehicle|
Toy speedboat made of lithographed tinplate. The side of the boat has a winding key, and the bottom of the boat has 3 wheels. Inscriptions on top and side: "28" and "SPEED BOAT". The original cardboard box has printed inscription: "STRAUSS MECHANICAL SPEED-BOAT".
(Keywords: Twentieth Century)
|Ownership and History||The Strauss Manufacturing Company, established in 1914, specialized in lithographed tinplate mechanical toys.|
|Maker||Strauss Manufacturing Company|
|Lexicon Sub-category||Land Transportation -- Animal-powered|
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