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The King and Queen of Hearts

July 27, 2011 by · Comments Off 

The King and Queen of HeartsA great collectors item from Fourteen Balls Toy Company.

A pair of tiny hand carved crowned royals, which vibrate lovingly on their spring mechanisms.

Both pieces are number 1 of the edition from January 2001.

Height of each piece 10 cm

Sold as a pair only.

£250 (excl. VAT)

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New Book – Paper Models That Move

July 6, 2011 by · Comments Off 

Paper Models that MoveA new edition of Walter Ruffler’s book.

The book contains 24 pages of theory and 14 construction kits. 8 of the construction kits are for individual mechanical principles, and 6 of the kits are to make paper automata. Great value, and a wonderful set for teaching aids.


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Included kits:
1. Crank Slider
2. Oscillating Lever
3. Friction Transfer
4. Meshing Gearwheels
5. Ratchet
6. Cams & Friction wheel
7. Cam & Pushrod
8. Cam & Lever
9. Happy Birthday
10. At the Duck’s Pond
11. Pyramid Lifter
12. The Weight of Bureaucracy
13. Pianist
14. Gymnast



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