Wicksteed Fire Engine Child’s Fairground Rocker, Circa 1950

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Specifications

Material Aluminium
Style Industrial
Period 1950 to 1959
Item type Contemporary
Width (cm) 68.58
Depth (cm) 48.26
Height (cm) 91.44
Product Code ‌SA00165

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Location United Kingdom

Description

Wicksteed fire engine child’s fairground rocker Circa 1950 Magnificent mid twentieth century wicksteed fire engine child’s spring rocker, England circa 1950, the fire engine brandishing the Wicksteed Leisure / Tower 5 name to the sides, with raised twin handle bars, wide seat to the truck roof and foot peg rests to the base, four wheels, headlamps, sirens, ladders and a large circular hose to the rear, raised on a solid iron coil spring secured on square steel plate that can be riveted to the floor, the fire engine can easily be removed from the sprung base to leave just the fire truck to use as a piece of art, a wonderful piece of fairground nostalgia the has been fully restored, the Fire Engine made from solid aluminium has been burnished back to remove all of the old paint leaving a very cool industrial chromed effect, extremely rare, reserve now About: Wicksteed is a playground equipment manufacturer since 1918, with over 100 years of playground equipment history, no other playground company knows more about outdoor children’s equipment than Wicksteed, all Wicksteed products are UK manufactured and made at their Kettering headquarters in England. Summary: Earlytwentieth century British made Wicksteed Fairground rocker Fire engine Spring loaded Material: aluminium Polished chrome finish Theme: Fire engine Age: Circa 1950 Practical & beautiful Investment Condition: This piece is offered in excellent condition, wonderful patina. Dimensions on spring: Length: 27”/ 69cm Width: 19” / 49cm Height: 36” / 92cm Floor to seat: 30” / 75cm Dimensions truck only: Length: 27”/ 69cm Width: 19” / 49cm Height: 21.6” / 55cm.

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