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85/2572-26 Toy submarine, part of nautical toy collection (1 of 55), 'Nautilus', tinplate / metal, liscenced by The Walt Disney Company, United States of America, made by Sutcliffe Pressings Ltd, Leeds, England, c. 1954. Click to enlarge.

'Nautilis' toy submarine by Walt Disney and Sutcliffe Pressings

Made
This toy submarine called 'Nautilus' is based on the 1954 Walt Disney film of Jules Verne's classic science fiction novel, '20,000 Leagues Under the Sea', published in 1869. The toy was made in Leeds, England, by Sutcliffe Pressings Ltd in the 1950s.

Summary

Object No.

85/2572-26

Object Statement

Toy submarine, part of nautical toy collection (1 of 55), 'Nautilus', tinplate / metal, liscenced by The Walt Disney Company, United States of America, made by Sutcliffe Pressings Ltd, Leeds, England, c. 1954

Physical Description

Toy submarine, part of nautical toy collection (1 of 55), 'Nautilus', tinplate / metal, liscenced by The Walt Disney Company, United States of America, made by Sutcliffe Pressings Ltd, Leeds, England, c. 1954

Toy submarine, tin plate, green with gold trim and decals. Based on Walt Disney's "20000 Leagues under the Sea" by Jules Verne. The submarine is in two parts, (85/2572-26/1) the body of the submarine and (85/2572-26/2) the tower. Submarine has clockwork motor.

(85/2572-27 is the key for this object, 85/2572-28 is the stand and 85/2572-29 is the box)

Marks

Stamped below keel "SUTCLIFFE / MADE IN / ENGLAND"

Dimensions

Height

100 mm

Width

50 mm

Depth

245 mm

History

Notes

Packaging says copyright is held by Walt Disney Productions.

Cite this Object

Harvard

'Nautilis' toy submarine by Walt Disney and Sutcliffe Pressings 2022, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 19 August 2022, <https://ma.as/41879>

Wikipedia

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