Items in Category Mechanical

THE NEW PONY 208
THE NEW PONY
Set Title
ART NOVELTY SERIES 208
Set Comment

hinged figures and animals that expand to stand and create a 3-D effect, marked on the backs with a title plus ART NOVELTY SERIES NO. 208, PUBLISHERS BY APPOINTMENT TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING, AND QUEEN ALEXANDRA, RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD., LONDON, PARIS, NEW-YORK. DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN GERMANY. some come with a pre-printed Christmas greeting and those are not labelled as ART NOVELTY but are the same images and are included here in the set

Item Comment

a boy in a blue and white sailor suit rides a brown horse, a girl in a green dress walks beside and a boy in a brown suit walks behind them with a stick

Size
4 x 6 in.
THE RIDING LESSON 208
THE RIDING LESSON
Set Title
ART NOVELTY SERIES 208
Set Comment

hinged figures and animals that expand to stand and create a 3-D effect, marked on the backs with a title plus ART NOVELTY SERIES NO. 208, PUBLISHERS BY APPOINTMENT TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING, AND QUEEN ALEXANDRA, RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD., LONDON, PARIS, NEW-YORK. DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN GERMANY. some come with a pre-printed Christmas greeting and those are not labelled as ART NOVELTY but are the same images and are included here in the set

Item Comment

man in top hat leads a black horse being ridden by a young girl in white, a boy in a sailor suit runs beside them, the Tuck markings are hidden in the paper layers in this copy

Size
4 x 6 in.
A YOUNG JOCKEY
A YOUNG JOCKEY
Set Title
ART NOVELTY SERIES 208
Set Comment

hinged figures and animals that expand to stand and create a 3-D effect, marked on the backs with a title plus ART NOVELTY SERIES NO. 208, PUBLISHERS BY APPOINTMENT TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING, AND QUEEN ALEXANDRA, RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD., LONDON, PARIS, NEW-YORK. DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN GERMANY. some come with a pre-printed Christmas greeting and those are not labelled as ART NOVELTY but are the same images and are included here in the set

Item Comment

man walks beside a white horse being ridden by a small boy dressed in red and blue, A MERRY CHRISTMAS TO YOU, not marked as being from ART NOVELTY SERIES 208 but identical otherwise

Size
3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.
BABY'S RIDE
BABY'S RIDE
Set Title
ART NOVELTY SERIES 208
Set Comment

hinged figures and animals that expand to stand and create a 3-D effect, marked on the backs with a title plus ART NOVELTY SERIES NO. 208, PUBLISHERS BY APPOINTMENT TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING, AND QUEEN ALEXANDRA, RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD., LONDON, PARIS, NEW-YORK. DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN GERMANY. some come with a pre-printed Christmas greeting and those are not labelled as ART NOVELTY but are the same images and are included here in the set

Item Comment

older girl in a white dress with green trim walks beside a St. Bernard dog being ridden by a smaller girl, a boy in a sailor suit follows them, A MERRY CHRISTMAS TO YOU, not marked as being from ART NOVELTY SERIES 208 but identical otherwise
also comes with NEW YEAR GREETINGS AND BEST-WISHES

Size
4 x 5 in.
dressed cat as a teacher, three others sit on a bench and watch
dressed cat as a teacher, three others sit on a bench and watch
Set Title
ART NOVELTY SERIES 212, A ROUND OF FUN
Set Comment

SIX HAPPY SCENES OF SCHOOL LIFE Six three dimensional paper items each with a movable wheel that shows images, portray children participating in school activities. Circa 1890, RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED AT THE ART WORKS IN GERMANY, supplied in a white cardboard box with the number, title, and description

man at chalkboard, three children on bench
man at chalkboard, three children on bench
Set Title
ART NOVELTY SERIES 212, A ROUND OF FUN
Set Comment

SIX HAPPY SCENES OF SCHOOL LIFE Six three dimensional paper items each with a movable wheel that shows images, portray children participating in school activities. Circa 1890, RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED AT THE ART WORKS IN GERMANY, supplied in a white cardboard box with the number, title, and description

man in a black suit, three children watch from a bench
man in a black suit, three children watch from a bench
Set Title
ART NOVELTY SERIES 212, A ROUND OF FUN
Set Comment

SIX HAPPY SCENES OF SCHOOL LIFE Six three dimensional paper items each with a movable wheel that shows images, portray children participating in school activities. Circa 1890, RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED AT THE ART WORKS IN GERMANY, supplied in a white cardboard box with the number, title, and description

man in a pink shirt, three black boys on a bench being taught
man in a pink shirt, three black boys on a bench being taught
Set Title
ART NOVELTY SERIES 212, A ROUND OF FUN
Set Comment

SIX HAPPY SCENES OF SCHOOL LIFE Six three dimensional paper items each with a movable wheel that shows images, portray children participating in school activities. Circa 1890, RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED AT THE ART WORKS IN GERMANY, supplied in a white cardboard box with the number, title, and description

man with a puppet theater showing Punch & Judy, four children watch
man with a puppet theater showing Punch & Judy, four children watch
Set Title
ART NOVELTY SERIES 212, A ROUND OF FUN
Set Comment

SIX HAPPY SCENES OF SCHOOL LIFE Six three dimensional paper items each with a movable wheel that shows images, portray children participating in school activities. Circa 1890, RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED AT THE ART WORKS IN GERMANY, supplied in a white cardboard box with the number, title, and description

PLEASURE PAGES 1775
PLEASURE PAGES
Set Title
books numbered 1500-1999
Item Comment

transformation book where one image can get changed into another by the pulling of a papper tab or lever. contains four transformations, petting donkey changes to picking wildflowers, picking blackberries changes to standing in a meadow, by the sea changes to picking wildflowers, playing with rabbits changes to sleeping in a haystack

MEADOWBROOK FARM 879
MEADOWBROOK FARM
Set Title
books numbered 500-999
Item Comment

panorama book but not so trade named, various animals on each page are hinged and come forward

Size
9 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.
FATHER TUCK'S EXPRESS TRAIN MODELLING BOOK 9763
FATHER TUCK'S EXPRESS TRAIN MODELLING BOOK
Set Title
books numbered 9500-9999
Item Comment

instructions on how to build the models is on the inside front cover and a listing of other similar books on the inside back cover

Size
10 1/4 x 8 1/4 in.
Wedgwood style circular art nouveau image of ladies feeding ducks in the rain C 33/7
Wedgwood style circular art nouveau image of ladies feeding ducks in the rain
Set Title
calendar boards
Set Comment

an accumulation of boards that have lost their calendars and thus are not identified by year dates, many have had the numbers torn off or were printed without any

Item Comment

mechanical circular dials spin to set the correct date, perpetual calendar

Size
5 1/4 x 5 1/4 in.
scantily clad sexy lady bends forward at the hips C 36/14
scantily clad sexy lady bends forward at the hips
Set Title
calendar boards
Set Comment

an accumulation of boards that have lost their calendars and thus are not identified by year dates, many have had the numbers torn off or were printed without any

Item Comment

mechanical circular dials spin to set the correct date, perpetual calendar

Artist
VARGAS
Size
5 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.
bird on cart 631
bird on cart
Set Title
CALENDAR FOR 1894
Item Comment

probably not complete, 3 d fold out bronze colored cart with a white bird perched on top, calendar months under bird's wing which is hinged with a movable pin, two months per wing shaped page.
RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LTD., LONDON, PARIS, BERLIN, NEW YORK, DESIGNED IN ENGLAND, CHROMOGRAPHED IN PRUSSIA

Size
9.5 x 8.5 in.
PANSY LAND CALENDAR FOR 1895 1226
PANSY LAND CALENDAR FOR 1895
Set Title
CALENDAR FOR 1895
Item Comment

twelve fan panels connected at the base and with a ribbon, designed to spread out to make a fan, each panel has an image, a phrase, and a monthly calendar page, on reverse RAPHEL TUCK & SONS, LONDON, PARIS, AND NEW YORK. PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN. DESIGNED AT THE LONDON STUDIOS. PRINTED IN GERMANY

Artist
frances brundage (not signed)
Author
IDA SCOTT TAYLOR
Size
14.5 x 7.5 in
THE GOLDEN YEAR CALENDAR FOR 1895
THE GOLDEN YEAR CALENDAR FOR 1895
Set Title
CALENDAR FOR 1895
Item Comment

chrysanthemum flowers on metal pivots that move to reveal calendar months underneath

Size
12 x 14 in.
THE DOROTHY CALENDAR FOR 1896 1627
THE DOROTHY CALENDAR FOR 1896
Set Title
CALENDAR FOR 1896
Artist
FRANCES BRUNDAGE
Size
7 x 8 3/4 in
FLOWER FACES CALENDAR FOR 1896 1671
FLOWER FACES CALENDAR FOR 1896
Set Title
CALENDAR FOR 1896
Item Comment

ONE SEES WITH EACH MONTH OF THE MANY-FACED YEAR A THOUSAND SWEET CHANGES OF BEAUTY APPEAR. portrait images starting with an infant (Jan) and increasing gradually to old age(Dec) that pivot on metal pins to reveal calendar months underneath

Artist
Frances Brundage to be confirmed
Author
OWEN MENDETH
Size
12 x 13 in.
HEARTSEASE A CALENDAR FOR 1896 1676
HEARTSEASE A CALENDAR FOR 1896
Set Title
CALENDAR FOR 1896
Item Comment

FAIR BE ALL THY HOPES, AND PROSPEROUS BE THY LIFE. SHAKESPEARE
basket of pansies. Each month is covered by a diecut heartsease (pansy) that swivels sideways to reveal that month's calendar.

Size
14 x 11 in.
GOLDEN HOURS CALENDAR FOR 1897 1932
GOLDEN HOURS CALENDAR FOR 1897
Set Title
CALENDAR FOR 1897
Item Comment

flower panels swing to reveal a monthly calendar underneath, RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LTD. PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN. LONDON, PARIS, NEW YORK. DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND, PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN SAXONY, similar to GOLDEN HOURS CALENDAR FOR 1898 numbered 2263

THE GOLDEN YEAR CALENDAR FOR 1897 1953
THE GOLDEN YEAR CALENDAR FOR 1897
Set Title
CALENDAR FOR 1897
Item Comment

flowers on metal pivots that move to reveal calendar months underneath

Size
12 x 14 in.
grandfather clock with calendar months in the clock face (no title) 2242
grandfather clock with calendar months in the clock face (no title)
Set Title
CALENDAR FOR 1898
Item Comment

the doors of the clock used to open when the tassels are pulled to reveal the calendar months, has been repaired

Artist
klein flowers
Author
BRYAN W. PROCTER
Size
5 x 13.5 in.
A WAY TO BE HAPPY CALENDAR FOR 1899 2777
A WAY TO BE HAPPY CALENDAR FOR 1899
Set Title
CALENDAR FOR 1899
Item Comment

calendar pages underneath the weight image

Size
13 x 10 1/2 in.
THE GLORY OF THE YEAR CALENDAR FOR 1899 2806
THE GLORY OF THE YEAR CALENDAR FOR 1899
Set Title
CALENDAR FOR 1899
Item Comment

chrysanthemum flowers attached with metal pins pivot to reveal calendar months underneath, missing the flower to cover the month of December

Size
14.5 x 11 in.
Pierrots riding a bike (no title given) CALENDAR FOR 1899
Pierrots riding a bike (no title given) CALENDAR FOR 1899
Set Title
CALENDAR FOR 1899
Item Comment

two pierrots riding on a bicycle that spreads open and is designed to stand on its own, tear off monthly calendar pages are suspended on a banner between them, the original title was probably on the cover of the tear off calendar part, the wheels are designed to move

Size
11.5 x 7.5 in.
YE OLDE WATER-MILL CALENDAR FOR 1900 3380
YE OLDE WATER-MILL CALENDAR FOR 1900
Set Title
CALENDAR FOR 1900
Item Comment

three dimensional stand up calendar

Size
11 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.
LADEN WITH GOOD WISHES CALENDAR FOR 1901 4048
LADEN WITH GOOD WISHES CALENDAR FOR 1901
Set Title
CALENDAR FOR 1901
Item Comment

designed to stand up, has internal central support and does stand independently to give a 3 dimensional effect, calendar months in sails

Size
8.5 x 11 in.
THE MOTOR CARNIVAL 4831
THE MOTOR CARNIVAL
Set Title
CALENDAR FOR 1902
Item Comment

3 dimensional car with driver, young girl and glamorous lady in fancy dress, floral decorations as if the car was in a parade, calendar in monthly pages attached, designed to stand independently, has been repaired but the wheels were originally designed to turn and the lady in the car to move forwards and backwards with the movement

Size
11.5 x 10 in.
THE SERENADE CALENDAR FOR 1903 5290
THE SERENADE CALENDAR FOR 1903
Set Title
CALENDAR FOR 1903
Item Comment

three die cut shaped panels connected with ribbon and designed to hang, the bottom image comes forward to create a 3 dimensional affect

Artist
in the style of Louis Wain
Size
7 x 15.5 in.
THE SPEEDWELL CALENDAR FOR 1903 5325
THE SPEEDWELL CALENDAR FOR 1903
Set Title
CALENDAR FOR 1903
Item Comment

SAILING MERRILY THROUGH THE YEAR, easel artistic series trademark. three dimensional and stands independently, calendar months on the sails

Size
10 x 9.5 cm
FORGET-ME-NOT CALENDAR FOR 1904 5817
FORGET-ME-NOT CALENDAR FOR 1904
Set Title
CALENDAR FOR 1904
Item Comment

leaf shaped die cut panels originally connected with ribbon and designed to hang, calendar months hidden under flap connected with movable pins

Size
5 x 18 in.
MY LADY'S CALENDAR FOR 1904 5836
MY LADY'S CALENDAR FOR 1904
Set Title
CALENDAR FOR 1904
Item Comment

Has movable stand to push out the glamorous lady's portrait forward and make the calendar stand independently, 3-d, calendar months on a fan shaped background

Size
12 x 7.5 in.
DAYS OF DELIGHT CALENDAR FOR 1905 323
DAYS OF DELIGHT CALENDAR FOR 1905
Set Title
CALENDAR FOR 1905
Item Comment

a ladder of calendar months that opens and has six children in a basket suspended between the supports, designed to stand, copies in reference collection are not complete

Size
9 x 15 in.
FORGET-ME-NOT CALENDAR FOR 1905 5823
FORGET-ME-NOT CALENDAR FOR 1905
Set Title
CALENDAR FOR 1905
Item Comment

three die cut shaped panels connected at the center and designed to move, the same calendar exists for 1906 but is not marked Tuck

Size
10 x 10 in.
SUNNY DAYS CALENDAR FOR 1906 507
SUNNY DAYS CALENDAR FOR 1906
Set Title
CALENDAR FOR 1906
Item Comment

three die cut panels that fold to make pretty ladys pop up and creates a 3 dimensional effect

Size
5.5 x 13 in.
IN A DUTCH HOMESTEAD CALENDAR FOR 1906 625
IN A DUTCH HOMESTEAD CALENDAR FOR 1906
Set Title
CALENDAR FOR 1906
Item Comment

three panels connected with interlocking tabs that allow the calendar to stand and creates a 3 dimensional effect, had been repaired

Artist
FRANCES BRUNDAGE
Size
10 x 11.5 in.
PANSY BLOSSOMS CALENDAR 1906 633
PANSY BLOSSOMS CALENDAR 1906
Set Title
CALENDAR FOR 1906
Item Comment

segments come forward on folded cardboard supports to create a three dimensional effect, originally the calendar was underneath some of the pansies but it has been glued down

Size
21.5 x 10 in.
THE WHEEL OF TIME CALENDAR FOR 1906 670
THE WHEEL OF TIME CALENDAR FOR 1906
Set Title
CALENDAR FOR 1906
Item Comment

mechanical spinning wheel that spins to place the appropriate days of the week to the date. poor condition with many chips to the edges

Size
12 1/2 x 16 in.
FAITHFUL FRIENDS CALENDAR FOR 1907 530
FAITHFUL FRIENDS CALENDAR FOR 1907
Set Title
CALENDAR FOR 1907
Item Comment

dog's heads are designed to stand out when folded correctly but this copy is stuck down and in poor condition

Artist
Maguire (not signed)?
Size
7.5 x 13.5 in.
ROCK OF AGES CALENDAR FOR 1907 934
ROCK OF AGES CALENDAR FOR 1907
Set Title
CALENDAR FOR 1907
Item Comment

designed to have the seascape images stand up when folded correctly

Size
7.5 x 14 in.
IN FAIR JAPAN CALENDAR FOR 1907 972
IN FAIR JAPAN CALENDAR FOR 1907
Set Title
CALENDAR FOR 1907
Item Comment

four panels joined in the centre and designed to move into a circle, hand written note and signature of Sarah Steier (Brundage expert) on the reverse

Artist
Frances Brundage
Size
10.5 in diameter
IN A JAPANESE GARDEN CALENDAR FOR 1907 1075
IN A JAPANESE GARDEN CALENDAR FOR 1907
Set Title
CALENDAR FOR 1907
Item Comment

mechanical and designed to stand in a three dimensional manner

Artist
FRANCES BRUNDAGE
Size
10 x 11.5 in
THE DAISY CHAIN CALENDAR FOR 1907 2906
THE DAISY CHAIN CALENDAR FOR 1907
Set Title
CALENDAR FOR 1907
Item Comment

four portraits of girls are designed to stand out when the calendar is folded

Artist
Frances Brundage
Size
5 3/4 x 12 3/4 in.
IN FAIR JAPAN CALENDAR FOR 1908 1402
IN FAIR JAPAN CALENDAR FOR 1908
Set Title
CALENDAR FOR 1908
Item Comment

central figure is designed to pop up

Artist
Frances Brundage
Size
5.75 x 13 in
BIRDS OF A FEATHER CALENDAR FOR 1908 1475
BIRDS OF A FEATHER CALENDAR FOR 1908
Set Title
CALENDAR FOR 1908
Item Comment

three owls sitting on a branch and smoking long pipes, designed to stand when the flap at the back is opened, calendar months under the flap, paper tab on the back states MOVE UP AND DOWN TO MOVE THE EYES

Size
9.5 x 8 in.
A SAFE GALLOP!
A SAFE GALLOP!
Set Title
characters on chairs
Set Comment

characters on chairs with hinged pull out back legs that allow the item to stand and create a 3-D image.
all should have two layers each,titles on the reverse, and are marked PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN. RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LONDON, PARIS & NEW YORK. DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN GERMANY.

Item Comment

young girl in a pink dress sits backwards on the chair as if riding it like a horse, she hold reins and a riding crop, a small dog runs beside her at the base of the chair, comes with A HAPPY NEW YEAR greeting on the reverse

Size
4 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.
BRAVO! BOW-WOW
BRAVO! BOW-WOW
Set Title
characters on chairs
Set Comment

characters on chairs with hinged pull out back legs that allow the item to stand and create a 3-D image.
all should have two layers each,titles on the reverse, and are marked PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN. RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LONDON, PARIS & NEW YORK. DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN GERMANY.

Item Comment

a clown stands on a chair and leans down with a hoop for a dog to jump through

Size
5 x 6 1/4 in.
EVENING PRAYER
EVENING PRAYER
Set Title
characters on chairs
Set Comment

characters on chairs with hinged pull out back legs that allow the item to stand and create a 3-D image.
all should have two layers each,titles on the reverse, and are marked PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN. RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LONDON, PARIS & NEW YORK. DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN GERMANY.

Item Comment

a mother sits in the chair and a young girl knees before her in prayer

Size
6 x 6 1/4 in.
GOOD DOGGIE
GOOD DOGGIE
Set Title
characters on chairs
Set Comment

characters on chairs with hinged pull out back legs that allow the item to stand and create a 3-D image.
all should have two layers each,titles on the reverse, and are marked PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN. RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LONDON, PARIS & NEW YORK. DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN GERMANY.

Item Comment

a young boy in a sailor suit sits on the chair with a dog balanced on his knees anticipating a reward, a cat sits under the chair

Size
4 1/2 x 7 in.