Austrian born George Borgfeldt came to America in the 1850s. He opened a commission business in New York in the mid 1860s and “Nifty Play Toys” was his trademark. Nifty produced original figures made of hollowcast slush lead with the most recognisable being the circus figures
This is the Nifty Circus figure called Clarence the clown wearing white suit with red and blue detailing a blue hat. He is beating a gold drum. Measures just over 6 cms / 2.5 inches high
manufacturer reference N5
in very good original condition with only minor paint loss
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