Antique Steamboat, 1908 D.P. Clark Co. Hill Climber Steamboat, Dayton Ohio, Schieble, Dayton

Antique Steamboat, 1908 D.P. Clark Co. Hill Climber Steamboat, Dayton Ohio, Schieble, Dayton

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We have for sale an Antique D.P. Clark Co. Hill Climber Steamboat
Wonderful turn of the century Hill Climber toy. These were known as Hill Climbers or wheeled friction toys patented in 1897. This steamboat was made by D.P. Clark of Dayton Ohio around 1900-1908. The toy moves using a Flywheel mechanism which turns the four cast iron wheels. The toy is still fully functional. Made of pressed steel body and cast-iron wheels and flywheel with wood smoke stacks and has original paint.
To our knowledge the toy has not been cleaned or restored and is missing the life boats.

Circa: 1900-1908
Measures; 12.5” long, 5.5” tall, 3.25” wide
Condition: Used vintage condition with wear, dings, dents, chips, the original paint is worn. Please zoom into all pictures.

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Sku# 3566


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