Creepy Crawling Automaton Baby Fridge Magnet Set of 2

Fridge magnet pair pictures 1870s crawling baby automaton
Crawling baby automaton from 1870s pictured on fridge magnet Specify separate poly bags for these magnets Clothed 1870s crawling baby pictured on fridge magnet
Brand: Magnetfun
Product Code: 0387
Availability: In Stock
Price: $6.30

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Robert Clay's Automatic Toy Company patented the 11" long crawling baby in the early 1870s.  A brass spring-driven mechanism controlled the arms and legs.  The head and limbs were made of painted plaster.  Technologically amazing for the time but totally failing as a cute and cuddly toy.  Set of two fridge magnets pictures doll clothed and unclothed.

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