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    Theodore Roosevelt: An Unusual Toy Showing Him Leading a Rough Rider Charge. This charming turn-of-the-century metal toy features a clearly recognizable Teddy and two mounted Rough Riders. Attachments to the front and back axles ring the bell and move the horses as the toy is propelled by a handle from the rear when pulled by a string (handle absent). Some light surface rust on the frame and wheels, otherwise excellent condition. We have encountered several examples of a similar toy from the same maker with Roosevelt as a single rider, but this larger and more elaborate variant is much scarcer. Length 9.75", height 6.25". From the Edward C. Gillette Collection.

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    May, 2009
    13th-14th Wednesday-Thursday
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