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    tin pump-action spinning top (descriptive name)
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    tin pump-action spinning top
    Metal and wood top, upper surface of metal spinning disk lithographed with animal images, multi coloured. This may be a "singing" top. Red handle attached to spiralled rod of metal, when lifted the top spins down.
    On base, in red, "1.10.1952", circular label on base with MNN logo and text "Made in Western Germany"
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toy, 1998.81.121, Photographed by Jennifer Carol, digital, 29 Jun 2017, © Auckland Museum CC BY
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