Object Record

Object Name Tricycle
Catalog Number 2017.003.001
Description Child's wooden tricycle. Manufacturer's label on front calls it the "Ujustit" - 4 cars in one - the car that grows with the child. Patented July 3, 1917. Sold by Walton & Co., Inc., Chattanooga, Tennessee (524-526 Market Street), "The Home of Good Furniture." Made by Adjustable Sales Corp. of Rochester, New York. The tricycle has a metal rod underneath that fits in any of four holes to adjust the height of the seat. The front and right rear wheels are painted red; the left rear wheel is unpainted, possibly a replacement.

There is a retailer's stamp in black on the back that says it's from Walton & Co., The Home of Good Furniture, Chattanooga, Tenn. Walton & Company Furniture Store was located at 524-26 Market Street, according to the 1929 Chattanooga City Directory. By the 1931 directory, it was no longer listed.
Date 1917-1930 circa
Dimensions H-21 W-10 L-24 inches
Dimension Details Length goes from 24" to 32", depending on the adjustment.
Accession number 2017.003