automaton

Production date
Circa 1990s
Description
Battery powered animated Santa Claus Christmas toy/decoration. Santa stands on a circular black plastic plinth, carrying a green sack on his left arm and holding a white candle in his right hand. He is wearing a red suit with white imitation fur trim and has spectacles and black plastic boots. Back of plinth has a plastic switch, with relief text 'Sound', 'On' and 'Off'. There is also a power socket which allows unit to be connected to the mains. Battery compartment is on underside of plinth. When operating, Santa waves the glowing candle as Christmas carols play. Requires 2 x C batteries.
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Measurements
Dimensions (LxWxH): 398 x 160 x 140mm (15 11/16 x 6 5/16 x 5 1/2")
Other id
EC1999.57
110/99
9540
3054
EC1999.44
Catalogue number
EC1999.57
Accession number
1999.110.101

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