automaton

Maker
Maisto
Production date
Circa 1990s
Description
Battery powered animated music box with mechanised plastic ferris wheel. Six chair wheel is belt driven from internal motor, and sits atop a brown plastic plinth. Each chair holds one of Santa's reindeer, and Santa stands at front right. Text on ferris wheel frame reads "Greeting of the Season". Oval gold gloss sticker on front panel of plinth read "Circa 1904". Underside has battery compartment, speaker and manufacturer/power source details. Runs on 2 x C Batteries.
Santa figurine is detached from front right of base.
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Dimensions (LxWxH): 226 x 123 x 160mm (8 7/8 x 4 13/16 x 6 5/16")
Other id
EC1999.77
110/99
9540
3054
EC1999.44
Catalogue number
EC1999.77
Accession number
1999.110.81

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