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Wobbly matchbox joke

When your target picks up this matchbox from the table, it immediately wobbles in a most surprising manner. The box contains a clockwork motor with an eccentric weight attached. As soon as the box is lifted the motor starts. Complete with its original box. Search for wobbly matchbox to find different examples of this joke in the collection.

Item Details

Size 50 x 35 x 15mm.
Date Early to mid 20th century.
Key Phrases
Ref no N2528