Balancing toys were popular in the 19th century. Dating back to ancient China and India,
where they were most often carved from soft wood, the western balancing toys were traditionally made
from tin or metal. Illustrations of balancing toys can be found in educational literature from the
18th century. The physics governing the movement of such toys intrigued and amazed people.
Balance toys came in various forms.
A true balancing act in a way. Talent and expertise are timeless. That's why today we still admire and revere 1930s football players, decked out as they were in off-striped gear and leather helmets. Balancing in just the right pose, ready to take off.
7.75"L x 4"W x 22.5"H
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