Price 85.00 Pound £
Category Antiques
Published date 11/11/2016
Views 308
Country United Kingdom

Authentic Flexible Flyer Sled

Made by SL Allen Company, Philadelphia

Believed to be Model 5E 1949/1950

Single bar bumper

Genuine, original

Wood and steel construction, original decoration

Good condition commensurate with age, light wear on woodwork, metal work and runners

Features rounded safety runners.

Condition: Good Overall Shape!! Some wear on the graphics and paint. See photos

55" long x 15, 24" wide x 8 1/2" deep.

First patented in 1889, Flexible flyers are flexible both in design and usage. Riders can sit upright on the sled or lie on their stomachs, allowing the possibility to descend a snowy slope feet-first or head-first. To steer the sled, riders either push on the wooden cross piece with their hands or feet, or pull on the rope attached to the wooden cross-piece. Shifting the cross-piece one way or the other causes the flexible rails to bend, turning the sled.

Amazing decorative item on the wall or as original use

No postage to pay - collect only


Name: John


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