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Collection’s evolution

Seaplanes

toy airplanes, Seaplane
Seaplane
Bing
Germany
Mid-1920s
Painted tinplate
Wind-up mechanism
Rolls on the ground,
the propellers turn
40.5 x 35 cm
toy airplanes, Aquaplane 39
Aquaplane 39
Chein
United States
1930 - 1935
Painted and lithographed tinplate

Wind-up mechanism
The propeller turns
and drives the seaplane on the water
19.5 x 22 cm
toy airplanes, China Clipper PAA
China Clipper PAA
Chein
United States
Late 1930s - 1940s
Painted and lithographed tinplate

Wind-up mechanism

The propeller turns
and drives the seaplane on the water
28 x 27 cm
toy airplanes, Aquaplane, 39
Aquaplane, 39
Chein
United States
1930s–50s
Lithographed tinplate
Wind-up mechanism
The propeller turns and
drives the seaplane on
the water
19.5 x 22 cm
toy airplanes, JD 2755 / 1572
JD 2755 / 1572
Distler
Germany
Ca. 1932
Lithographed tinplate
Wind-up mechanism
The propeller turns
and drives the seaplane on the water
Hook for hanging
43 x 31 cm
toy airplanes, JD 2755
JD 2755
Distler
Germany
Mid-1930s
Lithographed tinplate, painted tinplate

Wind-up mechanism

The propeller turns
and 
drives the seaplane on the water
43.5 x 48.0 cm
toy airplanes, JD 2761
JD 2761
Distler
Germany
1930s
Lithographed tinplate
Wind-up mechanism
The propeller turns and
drives the seaplane on
the water
43 x 41 cm
toy airplanes, Seaplane Dornier DO-X
Seaplane Dornier DO-X
Dux
Germany
1930s
Painted tinplate

Seaplane construction kit
42.5 x 34 cm
toy airplanes, Seaplane N°108
Seaplane N°108
Dux
Germany
Ca. 1935
Painted tinplate
Airplane construction kit
42.5 x 35 cm
toy airplanes, Silver Eagle
Silver Eagle
Ferdinand Strauss
United States
Early 1940s
Alclad® aluminum sheet
Wind-up mechanism
Rolls on the ground
33 x 23 cm
toy airplanes, Dornier Wal
Dornier Wal
Fleischmann
Germany
Ca. 1927
Painted tinplate
Wind-up mechanism
The large propeller turns
and drives the seaplane
on the water
29 x 31 cm
toy airplanes, Seaplane
Seaplane
Fleischmann

Germany

1928

Painted tinplate

Wind-up mechanism

The propeller turns

and drives the seaplane
on the water
30 x 26 cm
toy airplanes, Dornier Do X
Dornier Do X
Fleischmann
Germany
Early 1930s
Painted tinplate
Wind-up mechanism
The large propeller turns
and drives the seaplane
on the water
26 x 32 cm
toy airplanes, Dornier Do X
Dornier Do X
Fleischmann
Germany
1936
Painted tinplate
Wind-up mechanism
The large propeller turns
and drives the seaplane
on the water
Hook for hanging
45 x 47 cm
toy airplanes, Dornier Do X
Dornier Do X
Fleischmann
Germany
1936
Painted tinplate
Wind-up mechanism
The large propeller turns
and drives the seaplane
on the water
Hook for hanging
45 x 47 cm
toy airplanes, D 1929
D 1929
Gely
Germany

1929
Lithographed and painted tinplate

Wind-up mechanism
The rear propeller turns

and drives the seaplane 
on the water
25.5 x 25.5 cm
toy airplanes, DX
DX
Günthermann
Germany
1928
Lithographed tinplate
Wind-up mechanism
The propeller turns and
drives the seaplane on
the water
Hook for hanging
37 x 33.5 cm
toy airplanes, Passenger seaplane
Passenger seaplane
Günthermann
Germany
Ca. 1928 - 1934
Lithographed tinplate, painted tinplate

Wind-up mechanism

The propeller turns
and drives the seaplane on the water
19.0 x 20.0 cm
toy airplanes, Passenger seaplane
Passenger seaplane
Engine’s detail
toy airplanes, Passenger seaplane
Passenger seaplane
Günthermann

Germany

Ca. 1930

Lithographed tinplate, painted tinplate

Wind-up mechanism

The propeller turns
and 
drives the seaplane on the water

21.5 x 22.0 cm
toy airplanes, Passenger seaplane
Passenger seaplane
Günthermann
Germany
Ca. 1930
Lithographed tinplate
Wind-up mechanism
The propeller turns and
drives the seaplane on
the water
26 x 28 cm
toy airplanes, Seaplane A 720
Seaplane A 720
Günthermann
Germany
Early 1930s
Lithographed tinplate
Wind-up mechanism
The propeller turns
and drives the seaplane on the water
19 x 21 cm
toy airplanes, Seaplane A 720
Seaplane A 720
front view
toy airplanes, Passenger seaplane
Passenger seaplane
Günthermann
Germany
1931
Painted and lithographed tinplate

Wind-up mechanism

The propeller turns
and drives the seaplane on the water
18.5 x 21 cm
toy airplanes, Seaplane
Seaplane
Günthermann
Germany
1932
Lithographed tinplate
Wind-up mechanism
The propeller turns
and drives the seaplane on the water
Hook for hanging
34.5 x 34.5 cm
toy airplanes, Racing seaplane
Racing seaplane
Günthermann
Germany
1932
Lithographed tinplate
Wind-up mechanism
The propeller turns and
drives the seaplane on
the water
Hook for hanging
30 x 32 cm
toy airplanes, Passenger seaplane
Passenger seaplane
Günthermann
Germany
1932
Lithographed tinplate
Wind-up mechanism
The propeller turns and
drives the seaplane on
the water
Hook for hanging
37.5 x 36 cm
toy airplanes, 1212 E
1212 E
Günthermann
Germany
Ca. 1933
Lithographed tinplate
Wind-up mechanism
The central propeller turns
and drives the seaplane
on the water
Hook for hanging
51 x 46 cm
toy airplanes, Passenger seaplane
Passenger seaplane
Günthermann
Germany
Ca. 1936
Lithographed tinplate
Wind-up mechanism
The propeller turns
and drives the seaplane on the water
Hook for hanging
51 x 48
toy airplanes, Passenger seaplane
Passenger seaplane
Rear view
toy airplanes, Passenger seaplane
Passenger seaplane
Front view
toy airplanes, Passenger seaplane
Passenger seaplane
Günthermann

Germany

Ca. 1936

Lithographed tinplate

Wind-up mechanism

The propeller turns
and 
drives the seaplane on the water

Hook for hanging

51 x 48
toy airplanes, Seaplane Dornier Wal
Seaplane Dornier Wal
Günthermann
Germany
Seen in the 1938 Günthermann catalogue
Lithographed tinplate, wood(floats)
Wind-up mechanism
The propeller turns
and drives the seaplane on the water
18 x 17 cm
toy airplanes, 1723
1723
Günthermann
Germany
Ca. 1938
Lithographed tinplate
Wind-up mechanism
The propeller turns and drives the seaplane on the water
Hook for hanging
51 x 51.5 cm
toy airplanes, 1723
1723
Günthermann
Germany
Ca. 1938
Lithographed tinplate
Wind-up mechanism
The propeller turns and
drives the seaplane on
the water
Hook for hanging
51 x 46 cm
toy airplanes, Passenger seaplane
Passenger seaplane
Günthermann

Germany

1939

Lithographed tinplate, painted tinplate

Wind-up mechanism

The propeller turns 

and 
drives the seaplane on the water

Hook for hanging
37.5 x 29 cm
toy airplanes, 1230
1230
Ingap
Italy
1933-1935
Lithographed tinplate
Wind-up mechanism
The propeller turns
and drives the seaplane on the water
29 x 32.5 cm
toy airplanes, Atlantico 1231 / 1230
Atlantico 1231 / 1230

Atlantico 1231

Ingap
Italy
After 1934
Lithographed tinplate
Wind-up mechanism
The propeller turns and
drives the seaplane on
the water
Hook for hanging
42 x 38 cm

1230

Ingap
Italy
After 1934
Lithographed tinplate
Wind-up mechanism
The propeller turns and
drives the seaplane on
the water
Hook for hanging
27.5 x 33 cm




toy airplanes, F.260
F.260
JEP
France
1934
Lithographed tinplate
Wind-up mechanism
The propeller turns and
drives the seaplane on
the water
48 x 33.5 cm
toy airplanes, Le Canari, 111
Le Canari, 111
JML
France
Ca. 1930
Lithographed tinplate,
painted tinplate
Wind-up mechanism
The propeller turns and
drives the seaplane on
the water
19 x 21 cm
toy airplanes, 245
245
Kellermann
Germany
Early 1930s
Lithographed tinplate
Friction mechanism
Rolls on the ground
17 x 18 cm
toy airplanes, Douglas
Douglas
Kuramochi
Japan
Ca. 1935
Lithographed tinplate,
painted tinplate
Wind-up mechanism
The central propeller turns
and drives the seaplane on
the water
24.5 x 23.5 cm
toy airplanes, Hydroplane Pop-Pop
Hydroplane Pop-Pop
Kuramochi (under
Italian license)
After 1948, marketed by Alps
Japan
Manufactured from the mid-1930s
Lithographed tinplate
By reaction
13 x 14.5 cm
toy airplanes, F-NORD
F-NORD
Martinan & Larnaude
France
1935
Lithographed tinplate
Wind-up mechanism
Rolls on the ground
49 x 42 cm
toy airplanes, Clipper
Clipper
Masudaya

Japan

End of 1930s

Lithographed tinplate

Wind-up mechanism

Rolls on the ground,

the propellers turns
16.5 x 11.5 cm
toy airplanes, Seaplane
Seaplane
Masudaya

Japan

Late 1930s

Painted tinplate,
 lithographed tinplate

Wind-up mechanism

Rolls on the ground,

the 4 propellers turn

34 x 24 cm
toy airplanes, Seaplane
Seaplane
Mécavion
France
1931-1935
Painted tinplate
Airplane construction kit
Push toy
40.5 x 34 cm
toy airplanes, Dornier Wall Plus Ultra, 519
Dornier Wall Plus Ultra, 519
Payá
Spain
1923
Lithographed tinplate
Toy to push with a wooden 
stick
insert in the tube 
on top of the body
A small hammer rang a bell
17.0 (h) x 29.5 x 33.5 cm
toy airplanes, S.A.E. de Navegación Aérea, Garai
S.A.E. de Navegación Aérea, Garai
Payá
Spain
Ca. 1945
Lithographed tinplate
Wind-up mechanism
Rolls on the ground
43 x 37 cm
toy airplanes, S.A.E. de Navegación Aérea, Garai
S.A.E. de Navegación Aérea, Garai
Payá
Spain
From 1945
Lithographed tinplate

Wind-up mechanism
Rolls on the ground,
the propellers turns
43 x 37.5 cm
toy airplanes, Dornier Wal
Dornier Wal
Payá
Spain
1945
Lithographed tinplate
Wind-up mechanism
Rolls on the ground
29.5 x 33.5 cm
toy airplanes, Seaplane construction kit
Seaplane construction kit
Payá
Spain
Ca. 1945
Painted tinplate
Rubber-band motor
The propeller turns
and 
drives the seaplane on the water
20.7 x 18.3 cm
toy airplanes, Floatplane
Floatplane
Perhaps Plank
Emil Hausmann catalogue
Germany
Ca. 1912
Painted tinplate
Wind-up mechanism
The propeller turns and
drives the seaplane on
the water
Hook for hanging
17 x 26 cm
toy airplanes, Floatplane
Floatplane
Plank
Germany
Ca. 1912
Painted tinplate
Wind-up mechanism
The propeller turns and
drives the seaplane on
the water
Hook for hanging
17 x 27 cm
toy airplanes, Seaplane
Seaplane
Plank
Germany
1920s
Painted tinplate
Wind-up mechanism
The propeller turns and drives the seaplane on the water
18.5 x 28 cm
toy airplanes, Numancia
Numancia
Rico

Spain

Ca. 1928

Lithographed and painted tinplate

Spring mechanism

Rolls on the ground,
the two propellers turns
24.5 x 27 cm
toy airplanes, Numancia, version 2
Numancia, version 2
Rico
Spain

Ca. 1928
Lithographed tinplate

Toy to push
The propellers turn
15.5 x 17.5 cm
toy airplanes, R.S.A. IBI 1934
R.S.A. IBI 1934
Rico
Spain
1934-1936
Lithographed tinplate
No mechanism
25.5 x 25.0 cm
toy airplanes, Seaplane, 188
Seaplane, 188
Rico
Spain
Ca. 1955
Painted tinplate
Wind-up mechanism
An aquatic propeller
drives the airplane
34 x 25 cm
toy airplanes, Lufthansa Albatros S 789
Lufthansa Albatros S 789
SCL
Germany

Early 1930s

Painted tinplate

Wind-up mechanism

An aquatic propeller drives the airplane
48 x 44 cm

toy airplanes, Clipper / U.S. Navy / China Clipper PAA
Clipper / U.S. Navy / China Clipper PAA

Clipper

Wyandotte
United States
Ca. 1936
Painted tinplate
Push toy
22.5 x 16 cm

U.S. Navy

Wyandotte
United States
1938
Painted tinplate
Push toy
37 x 26 cm

China Clipper PAA

Wyandotte
United States
1937
Painted tinplate
Push toy
33 x 23 cm

toy airplanes, Seaplane E14-12
Seaplane E14-12
Yonezawa
Japan

End of 1950s

Lithographed tinplate, plastic
Wind-up mechanism

The propeller turns

and drives the seaplane on
the water
32.5 x 26 cm
Toy Airplanes, Patrick Desparture Collection, Airplanes construction kit
Airplanes construction kit
Manufacturer unknown
Germany

Early 1930s

Painted wood, metal

Box 3 x 13 x 18.5 cm
Toy Airplanes, Patrick Desparture Collection, Airplanes construction kit
Airplanes construction kit
Seaplane
Toy Airplanes, Patrick Desparture Collection, Seaplane, 2 / Seaplane, 5
Seaplane, 2 / Seaplane, 5

Seaplane, 2

Manufacturer unknown
Germany
Ca. 1932
Lithographed tinplate
Wind-up mechanism
The propeller turns and
drives the seaplane on
the water
Hook for hanging
25.5 x 30 cm

Seaplane, 5

Manufacturer unknown
Germany
Mid-1930s
Lithographed tinplate
Wind-up mechanism
The propeller turns and
drives the seaplane on
the water
Hook for hanging
33 x 33 cm

Toy Airplanes, Patrick Desparture Collection, Seaplane
Seaplane
Brand unknown

Japan
Early 1930s

Painted tinplate

Wind-up mechanism

Rolls on the ground, the propellers turn
20.5 x 15 cm
Toy Airplanes, Patrick Desparture Collection, Baby, Hydro-Plane
Baby, Hydro-Plane
Manufacturer unknown
Exported by E.T.Cº
Japan
1930s
Lithographed tinplate,
painted tinplate
Wind-up mechanism
The propeller turns and
drives the seaplane on
the water
17.5 x 18 cm

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