Rare Early Exmoor Horned Ram c.1923 Britains Ltd. Hollow Cast Lead Toy Animal Model No. 597 from Home Farm Series. UC in Hook

£12

Description:

English Vintage c.1923 Britains Ltd. Hollow Cast Lead Exmoor Horned Ram Toy Animal Model from Britains Home Farm Series. In Catalogue as Number: 597 (was sold with a model of a ewe).

Britains model Home Farm first appeared in 1923 with the company's desire to make more non-military models after World War One. It was very successful and hence was followed by the Britains Zoo and Circus ranges. The Farm Series continued from 1923 into the 1960's. The model offered for sale here is believed to be a very early example.

There is no damage to the casting of this model, apart from one missing hoof. The ends of its legs are a bit bent, although this does not prevent the ram from standing upright. It retains its original paint work, which is somewhat patchy given there are rubs all over the ram. This played with / play worn condition is commensurate with its age given this is a very early model and is part of its charm.

This is a private sale from a pet and smoke free home.

Please study the photographs provided to make your own assessment regarding the condition of this item.

The ram is approximately 3.0 cm high and approximately 4.5 cm long.

I would prefer the buyer to collect and pay cash on collection please. However, I would be willing to post the ram to a location within mainland United Kingdom, including Northern Ireland, at the buyer's risk, for an additional £5.00. In this situation I would make every reasonable effort to pack the item very carefully to help ensure its safety. Regret no returns accepted.

I also have a small number of other vintage Britains lead animal models for sale which are well worth considering. If buying more than one item from me I would be happy to post them together and only make one charge of £5.00. Thank you.

Note: Items which contain lead are hazardous and should not therefore be given to children under 14 years old. Although originally manufactured as a toy, subsequent UK legislation means this Exmoor Horned Ram model is now intended for adults only.

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1 week ago
Hilary
Hook
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