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Every once in awhile I'll stop at the local antique mall to see if I can find something interesting. Generally I come up empty handed,but this time I stumbled across this little beauty tucked in a corner. I didn't necessarily get it for free ,but I feel as I didn't do to bad for the intricate movement it has for a sheet metal toy. In fact it not only shovels and dumps the trip bucket ,but also articulates from side to side. I thought that I saw a thread on something similar to this on this forum, but I can't come up with anything. I do know that this was made by Oscar F Strom with the patent date of 1940. https://www.google.com/patents/US2192807

I would like to know a little more about it if anyone knows and possibly see some pictures of other ones like it.

I wish I could have the original book of Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel that my mother used to read to me, but this more than makes up for it!

Thanks, Brent
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