This wooden tricycle was produced by the Automatic Cradle Manufacturing Company in the early 1900's. The company manufactured "the original self-swinging crib" as well as Flivver toys. The tricycle was designed for very young children and features pedals that propel the rear wheels whlie the front wheels steer.
Ralph L. Tomlinson Toy Collection, "Learning Through Play" Exhibit in Leatherby Library
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