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Sky Hooks/Balance Toys

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By Authentic Models

By Authentic Models

Functioning skyhook replicas of 18 and 19th C. classic accessories. Expertly hand painted and finished to look like the real antique ones! Molded on bronze cast molds in two halves, then welded

Acrobat Sky Hook

Acrobat Sky Hook
Ref: TM129 functioning replicas of 18 and 19th C. originals

handmade in recycled sheet iron

expertly hand-painted and finished

61 x 24 cm


Price £86.00 (Including VAT at 20%)


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The Queen of Hearts

The Queen of Hearts
Ref: TM119 The Queen of Hearts. Through the Looking Glass. A whimsical collection of five main characters from Lewis Carroll’s famous children’s book. As much as AM’s collections stand for exploration and discovery, we felt that Alice’s visit to another world was also an exciting experience of discovery. Colorful and fun, our character designs are adapted to fit a contemporary color palette, while remaining recognizable as Carroll’s creations

functioning replicas of 18 and 19th C. originals

handmade in recycled sheet iron

expertly hand-painted and finished


57 x 22.5 cm


Price £86.00 (Including VAT at 20%)


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The Mad Hatter Sky Hook

The Mad Hatter Sky Hook
Ref: TM118 The Mad Hatter. Through the Looking Glass. A whimsical collection of five main characters from Lewis Carroll’s famous children’s book. As much as AM’s collections stand for exploration and discovery, we felt that Alice’s visit to another world was also an exciting experience of discovery. Colorful and fun, our character designs are adapted to fit a contemporary color palette, while remaining recognizable as Carroll’s creations.

functioning replicas of 18 and 19th C. originals

handmade in recycled sheet iron

expertly hand-painted and finished


61.5 x 24.25 cm


Price £86.00 (Including VAT at 20%)


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Alice in Wonderland Sky Hook

Alice in Wonderland Sky Hook
Ref: TM117 Alice in Wonderland. Through the Looking Glass. A whimsical collection of five main characters from Lewis Carroll’s famous children’s book. As much as AM’s collections stand for exploration and discovery, we felt that Alice’s visit to another world was also an exciting experience of discovery. Colorful and fun, our character designs are adapted to fit a contemporary color palette, while remaining recognizable as Carroll’s creations.

• functioning replicas of 18 and 19th C. originals

• handmade in recycled sheet iron

• expertly hand-painted and finished

60.5 x 24 cm


Price £86.00 (Including VAT at 20%)


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Whale Sky Hook

Whale Sky Hook
Ref: TM048 Nearly hunted to extinction, these huge ocean mammals are slowly recuperating from having been chased for centuries for their oil and meat. Whales still trek thousands of miles across the oceans between feeding grounds and areas where they mate and give birth. Today only a few remote native fishing villages are allowed to catch a few migrating whales. One of these is located on the island of Flores, Indonesia, another in Alaska. Both fishing tribes hunt with handheld harpoons thrown from indigenous craft.

M. 15.75 x 4 x 19.25"

M. 40 x 10 x 49cm,


Price £86.00 (Including VAT at 20%)


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Pirate Sky Hook

Pirate Sky Hook
Ref: TM040 Admittedly one of our in house designers is a Pirate aficionado. Highly judgmental on the required accoutrement, such as eye-patches, parrots, loot and spades, we managed to lad the judges’ approval… Hand cut in recycled steel, hand painted and finished with a rich aged patina. Our Pirate will row and row and row, once set on his voyage. Treasure Island beckoning from beyond the surf…

M. 10.2 x 4.1 x 16.1''

M. 41 x 26cm,




Price £86.00 (Including VAT at 20%)


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Princess Sky Hook

Princess Sky Hook
Ref: TM126 In a classic one-day match, the highlight of the annual jousting event in the city of AngoulÍme, France, was when the Duc d’Anjou expertly picked up the red silk scarf. The impact was hard to exaggerate; the spectator crowd collectively held its breath to observe the consequences. Unique conditions prevailed and all worked in the Duc’s favor. A bright sun, the home front’s decisive victory. A bottle of excellent aged claret next to the Princess’ father, the King. The Duc and his Princess became famous in posterity as a romantic pair of courtly lovers. His sword and her silk scarf are displayed in a dedicated room of the National Treasury.

M. 12.5 x 2.25 x 18.5"

M. 32 x 6 x 47cm,


Price £86.00 (Including VAT at 20%)


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Knight Sky Hook

Knight Sky Hook
Ref: TM125 In a classic one-day match, the highlight of the annual jousting event in the city of AngoulÍme, France, was when the Duc d’Anjou expertly picked up the red silk scarf. The impact was hard to exaggerate; the spectator crowd collectively held its breath to observe the consequences. Unique conditions prevailed and all worked in the Duc’s favor. A bright sun, the home front’s decisive victory. A bottle of excellent aged claret next to the Princess’ father, the King. The Duc and his Princess became famous in posterity as a romantic pair of courtly lovers. His sword and her silk scarf are displayed in a dedicated room of the National Treasury.

M. 14.2 x 2 x 21.3''

M. 36 x 5 x 54cm,


Price £86.00 (Including VAT at 20%)


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Crazy Golfer Sky Hook

Crazy Golfer Sky Hook
Ref: TM100
14 x 10,5 x 56 cm



Price £86.00 (Including VAT at 20%)


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Mermaid Sky Hook

Mermaid Sky Hook
Ref: TM029 Mermaids being our company icon, we at Marshbeck are obviously partial to those playful ladies of the sea. In ancient sailor’s lore mermaids were reputed to sing so beguilingly that they lured many a spellbound sailor into the deep. Although the mermaids natural element, this posed a problem to the average sailor since most of them didn’t master the art of swimming. Our charming mermaid mounts her dolphin steed rather than luring sailors

29 x 11 x 50 cm



Price £86.00 (Including VAT at 20%)


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Salty Dog Rowing Sky Hook

Salty Dog Rowing Sky Hook
Ref: TM036 One of the least liked and heaviest jobs o f the Sailing Age was for the sailor to row out the ship’s anchor and place it in position. Sometimes several anchors were needed to make for a safe and secure berth. Our rowing sailor seems to carry a light load: at least he makes that impression. Hand made and hand painted in sheet metal. The anchor line is made of twisted metal wire

24 x 11 x 45 cm



Price £86.00 (Including VAT at 20%)


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Fisherman Sky Hook

Fisherman Sky Hook
Ref: TM047 1 handmade in recycled sheet iron, 2 all designs copyrighted by AM and completely unique, 3 expertly hand-painted and finished to look like the real antique ones. 4 molded on bronze cast molds in two halves, then welded, 5 functioning skyhook replicas of 18 and 19th C. classic seasonal accessories

32 x 11 x 54 cm



Price £86.00 (Including VAT at 20%)


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Helmsman Sky Hook

Helmsman Sky Hook
Ref: TM050 Art inspired by and demonstrating aspects of science were popular in Victorian times. People loved sculptures that did the seemingly impossible. Optical illusions, magnetic forces, the laws of gravity: they all seemed magical in an era when society was changing fast and the industrial revolution was unstoppable. Skyhooks, effortless counter-weighted art that could be set on a shelf or the rim of a table, and set in motion to everybody’s delight and amazement

22 x 10,75 x 52 cm



Price £86.00 (Including VAT at 20%)


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Rodeo Sky Hook

Rodeo Sky Hook
Ref: TM108 While growing up, my friends and I devoured books by Karl May. Stories about noble Indian warriors, and at times even more noble cowboys. For a time, we all wanted to be cowboys. Karl May, a prodigious German author, made it all sound so good. The coveted accessories: elaborate cowboy belts, die-cast six-shooters and cowboy boots. The boots stayed a dream, however. My parents were in the habit of buying a new pair of shoes every January 2nd, the same color and brand, just larger.

11,5 x 25,5 x 58,5 cm


Price £86.00 (Including VAT at 20%)


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