Lehmann "UHU" Amphibious Racing Car, Circa 1907
Lehmann "UHU" Amphibious Racing Car, Circa 1907
Lehmann "UHU" Amphibious Racing Car, Circa 1907
Lehmann "UHU" Amphibious Racing Car, Circa 1907
Lehmann "UHU" Amphibious Racing Car, Circa 1907
Lehmann "UHU" Amphibious Racing Car, Circa 1907
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Lehmann "UHU" Amphibious Racing Car, Circa 1907

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This rocket-shaped wind-up car is a great example of how the latest news can inspire a toy manufacturer to produce a future to be iconic toy. On March 29, 1899 all newspapers' titles were dedicated to the new world record set by Camille Jenatsky. The racer was driving over 100 kilometers per hour for more than a minute - an incredible achievement for the end of the XIX century. 

E. P. Lehmann was known for his passion for the novelties of the changing engineering world and this impressive model became...

On the radiator in front were recorded the stops the car made on its imaginary world tour: Berlin-Paris-London-Liverpool-New York-Toronto-San Francisco-Sydney-Yokohama-Hong Kong-Bombay-Moscow-Istanbul-Vienna-Berlin. 

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