Wood, cord and metal
Tube - 815 mm (length); 65 mm (diameter), Rod - 782 mm (length); 15 mm (diameter), Ball - 24 mm (diameter), Ring - 49 mm (diameter)
Place of origin
National Trust Museum of Childhood (Accredited Museum)
A homemade toy fishing rod. It is a dark blue cardboard tube which contains a varnished wooden rod to which a wooden reel of cord is screwed. The cord passes through four metal screw-eyes screwed into the rod. At the end of the cord is a metal ring and a wooden ball painted green to act as a float. There is no hook.
Marks and inscriptions
On the paper label, at one end of the tube: 'fisch-fang/ naef/ FISCH-FANG/ Nr.9005/ Design Kurt Naef/ Swiss made/ CH-4314 Zeiningen'
Makers and roles
Naef , maker