170 mm (length); 145 mm (height)
Place of origin
GermanyOrder this image
National Trust Museum of Childhood (Accredited Museum)
Grey painted (and possibly repainted) tinplate pigeon, constructed in two halves, held together by metal clips. Beneath the pigeon are two black metal revolving wheels, to each of which a wire is attached, this is threaded up through the inside to the head which moves up and down when the bird is pushed along, a third wheel on a long rod to the rear provides balance. There is a black handle to the left of the left wheel. The pigeon has black painted eyes.
Makers and roles
Gunthermann , manufacturer