1898 Brass Vertical Steam Engine Mechanical Workshop #8904 German Steam Toy. This is a really interesting ca. 1898 brass vertical steam engine mechanical workshop on wood plinth that was manufactured by. This beautiful vertical Bing steam engine comes with a 1-wick burner and is in original condition.
This workshop is composed of a transmission, 2 revolving benches, 1 drill press, and a grindstone. We did not try to run it; however, it looks ready for action after a proper inspection. It is nailed onto a wooden plinth that sets off the toy with a beautiful backdrop. Our example of this Bing brass vertical steam engine mechanical workshop is in excellent all original condition with no breaks, restorations, repairs, or touch ups. This piece shows the usual patina, fading, dust, chips, scuffs, surface rust, scratches, and wear that are to be expected from age and play.
It is approximately 27 ½ L x 5 ¾ W x 9 H. We encourage you to examine the photographs to further determine condition and quality. A brief history of Bing Corp. New York City, New York. Was a spin-off of their German firm, Gebrüder Bing.
The mainly served as jobber for their parent firm with mechanical boats, zeppelins, and steam engines. Founded by: Brothers Ignatius and Adolph Bing.
Gebrüder Bing specialized in a wide-range of spring-driven toys, cars, buses, boats. Perhaps its biggest coup was a line of trains initiated in 1882. Bing went under during the crash of 1929; Karl Bub acquired the toy trains division and Fleischmann the toy boats. Pictures included are of the actual item(s) for sale, colors may differ slightly in person due to lighting, cameras, or monitor settings.
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We have a store in Nokomis, FL (Sarasota) in addition to our online presence. We are always learning and sharing knowledge about the vintage and antique toy hobby. The item "Gebrüder Bing ca. 1898 Vertical Steam Engine Mechanical Workshop #8904 German Toy" is in sale since Friday, August 28, 2020.
This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Vintage & Antique Toys\Other Vintage & Antique Toys". The seller is "antiquetoys-online" and is located in Nokomis, Florida.This item can be shipped worldwide.