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Bonie : An antique bow rocking horse by Lines Bros / Triang

You are viewing Bonnie, a rare to find hide covered rocking horse by Lines. She was fully restored in 2004, by well known makers and restorers Stevenson Bros of Kent. A detailed list of restoration work carried out by Stevensons is being sold with the horse. Bonnie has a natural horse hair mane and tail, glass eyes and a detachable leather saddle with fixed bridle.

The sportiboy range were popular models for Lines Bros in the 20s and 30s and no less appealing today combining quality with investment value. Although unusual, Sportiboys were also mounted on bows and possibly even rarer, finished as hide covered horses.

Height 34"
Body Length 22"
Overall Length 61"
£1850

Lines Bros was a company formed after World War 1 by George and Walter Lines, sons of Joseph Lines who had founded the famous Lines company. Lines Bros became Triang in 1927 and went on the absorb the parent company and for a while became the largest toy maker in the world.

They are renowned for their sportiboy model, available in a number of sizes it featured a detachable saddle, bowler hat covers on the irons and pillar tops and the distinctive circular, later triangular, Triang badge.

To purchase or find out more about this horse, please contact Sally, either by email or phone on the links on the footer, or better still, visit our showroom in the scenic Shropshire Hills, we would be delighted to see you.