Clockwork airplane with original key

Object Number: 
2011.30.3
Date: 
1945-1949
Medium: 
Tin
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (3.8 x 11.4 x 11.4 cm)
Marks: 
Printed: "MADE IN WESTERN GERMANY" and stamped "MADE IN / GERMANY / U.S. ZONE"; adhesive price tag from S.S. Kresge Co. under wing (49 cents).
Description: 
Tin clockwork B-5 torpedo bomber with original key.
Gallery Label: 
This toy airplane was made in Allied-occupied Germany between 1945 and 1949.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Ivan C. and Marilynn Gelfman Karp
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group