Steiff Roloplan: 150, 2 "Atlantic"

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Artist or Author: Steiff Co.
Creation Year: 1920
Width: 150 cm.
Length: 150 cm.
Summary: Steiff Roloplan kite, 150 cm. x 150 cm. 2 sails, top sail yellow, bottom sail red, cotton, "Atlantic" written on top sail. 4 Bamboo spars, plus 2 spares, all original. Original story accompanying kite, it was promotional for Atlantic City Pier. However Atlantic City Pier opened in 1898, kites were probably a private commercial promotion.
Type: Kite Object or Accessory
Geographic: Germany
Kite Type: Bowed, Flat
Materials: Bamboo, Cotton
Significance: Cultural, Historical, Commercial
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Steiff Roloplan: 150, 2 "Atlantic"