The Davenport Collection
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Slinky toy

This once popular toy is a flexible metal spring that can be persuaded to walk down a flight of stairs, merely by starting it off on the top stair. This example is a Merit product by J & L Randall Ltd. Made in England. British Patent No. 630702. U.S. Patent No. 2415012.

Item Details

Size Diameter 75mm. Height when stacked 60mm.
Date Mid 20th century.
Key Phrases ,
Ref no N2193