Peckin’ Chickens

$ 40.00

SKU: 1404 Category:

Description

Dimensions 9″ Long

This beautifully hand-crafted toy is sure to be a favorite for many years to come. Young and old alike respond with delight to its simple, yet clever pendulum mechanism. And those hungry chickens never seem to get enough to eat!

This toy is a replica of one of the earliest mechanical toys. Pendulum-operated toys have been recorded as early as 3000 BC. This particular form, with moveable birds, was present in and around Greece and Persia from 500 BC. until the middle ages.

To Use: Hold paddle by the handle. Cause the pendulum to swing by moving the paddle in a circular motion.
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