Lalapatoot Catalog > GIFTS > Gifts for Men > Bantam Midget
Bantam Midget Game Set
click image(s) to view larger

The 1930s saw the rise of hand built models racecars, known as spindizzies or tether cars. Miniature racecars built by hobbyists zoomed around banked wooden tracks at speeds their day, several spindizzies competed at once, tethered by cables to a central pole. Powered by model airplane engines, spindizzies raced against the clock. Incredibly detailed and aerodynamic, these miniature racecars were beyond toys;  they were pieces of art representative of the best pioneering technology of the ear. Constructed using original blueprints our Bantam Midget model resembles the original down to the smallest detail. One look and you'll be ready to join the competition. 

  • Faux leather seat
  • Detailed dash and steering wheel 
  • One of the few spindizzies that featured turning front wheels 
  • Spoke wheels with rubber tires
  • Solid wood cherry and maple frame, hand finished.
  • M. 48x22x18cm - 19x8.75x7"

Customer Reviews

Submit a review

Bantam Midget

Email a Friend
© Copyright Lalapatoot. All rights reserved.
Custom web design by HEROweb    Powered by MightyMerchant