• Acrobat Sky Hook Balance Toy Museum
  • Acrobat Sky Hook Balance Toy Museum
  • Acrobat Sky Hook Balance Toy Museum

Acrobat Sky Hook Balance Toy

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Balancing toys have been around for centuries, teaching children and adults about the laws of physics. In Victorian times, originally called skyhooks, but also known as balance toys, were first made to demonstrate the workings of counterweights and centrifugal force: simple counter-weighted toys which could be set on a shelf or the rim of a table, and set in motion to everyones delight and amazement. They soon evolved into fun and whimsical objects, never ceasing to amuse and surprise: people loved to watch toys that were doing things that seemed impossible. In an era where the laws of gravity and electricity seemed magical, balance toys became very popular. Even though we now understand the mystery of the laws of gravity, there is still something fascinating and amusing in watching a balanced object lean and sway.

Features

  • Be ready to be amazed with this figure of an acrobat flipping effortlessly.
  • Clowns and magicians may be the stars of the circus, but acrobats are just something else to behold.
  • Our model is from recycled metal sheets, expertly sculpted to mimic 19th century skyhooks.
  • The aged finish on the figure looks good while all the colors perfectly fit the figure.
  • The metal stand is sturdy enough so placing it at the highest shelf of your display cabinet is no problem.
  • Materials: Metal
  • Colour: Multicolour
  • ***please note this item ships with a black and white stand (not pictured)***

    Dimensions

    • W 29 x D 13 x H 53 CM
    Dispatch Timing Normally dispatched within 3 business days
    Notes This item comes with 12-Months Manufacturer Warranty

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    My cat 🐈‍⬛ likes it very much. Thank you

    My cat 🐈‍⬛ likes it very much, thank you

    Waiting to use it but seems great

    Great price in comparison to other shops, it seems great quality, will wait and see how it holds up once dog arrives. Arrived on time.

    Good chair, rubbish massager

    The chair is comfortable and adequate, quite happy with the chair for just a chair, don’t buy it as a massager, it just sends widespread vibrations.

    Pet stroller

    Roomy and lightweight ideal for my sick staffy. Front wheel can be a little awkward to manouvre but overall very happy with it