The Tiny Propeller
Although you might think that this propeller toy is a relatively modern toy, research indicates that these toys date back to 32 A.D.! Most likely these toys originally came from China and eventually made their way to Europe in the 14th OR 15th century. This small Flying Machine never fails to astound users on just how high these propellers will fly into the sky.
Propeller launchers such as this would have been used, and are available by special order only from Faire Tyme Toys.
Drawing from "Toys with Nine Lives" by Andrew McClary
Click Here to see a video demonstrating the Propeller. Just pull the string and watch it fly. You will see that the low ceiling in this room made us make it fly out rather than up!
To watch Faire Tyme Demonstration videos. Each browser and windows program will be different, so please adapt these instructions to your computer.
Fire Fox - Double Click on the Video Link (the word "Here"). If it does not load automatically, click "Browse" and when programs screen loads, select the video program. Click on one of those programs and in a few seconds you will go back to the browse screen with the program now Highlighted. Click ok. When player loads, click the start arrow if it does not start automatically.
Internet Explorer - Click on video. If it does not play automatically, click save and scroll through files to save to your desktop. Then, go to your desktop - the screen you see when you turn on your computer. LEFT click on the file and it will probably play. If it does not, then RIGHT click on the file and then click "Open With", and on next screen click "choose Program". Click on Quick time, or if you do not have it try Real Time Player or Windows Media Player, which ever works. After looking at the video, go to your desk top and RIGHT click on the file and click delete and the file will be gone
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