Some rather lovely little antique German tin gems have just gone up for sale on KT Miniatures website.
Rare German Tin Bath With Overhead Shower
These tin bathroom items are becoming increasingly hard to find these days, so how fabulous is this!
Here is an antique German tin bath with overhead shower and cistern.
It is quite pretty too. On each side of the bath there is a red and brown lithographed boat pattern, plus along the base edge it is painted blue. The rest of the base and back have been overpainted at some time during its long life in a dark cream paint, and although a bit patchy I think it just adds to the shabby chic charm.
Over the top of the bath there is a fixed cistern with hole in the top and a gold painted metal overhead shower.
At the base of the cistern is a metal tap that has a moveable handle. I can't help but wonder that if water is poured into the top of the cistern, with the aid of the tap, the water may pour into the bath? I hasten to add, I have not tried it...and perhaps will leave that to the new owner to try:)
Underneath it is marked GERMANY. I suspect this dates from around the 1920s/30s?
Antique German Tin Toilet, Including Cistern & Toilet Roll
This is rather magnificent too...an antique German tin toilet that has a toilet roll and chain that one can pull!
I bet many of the the little previous owners of this have had great fun playing with it.
Ok, there is some paint loss and aging, plus there has also been some slight overpainting on the top and bottom of the back in pink but this has not lost any of its charm.
I suspect that this is also German and originates from around the 1920s/30ss era.
Both of these lovely items are now currently up for sale on KT Miniatures website at the time of writing this post, their details can be found here:
Old German Tin Pushchair
It has a metal handle and four tin spoked wheels. The interior has a moulded criss-cross patterned base and backrest.
It comes with a lace edged pillow and a fabric base cushion. This would make a lovely addition to your old dolls house nursery. More details can be found on the following link: