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donkey Donkey eating sweetcorn corn
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The Donkey eating sweetcorn was our first collaborative effort and was designed by Matt Smith and Paul Spooner  . The first edition being made in February 1986 ( the birth date of the Fourteen Balls Toy co. )                                      The Donkey chomps on the sweetcorn whilst moving his head from side to side, the corn rotates as he eats         

The originals were made of beech and maple ( the beech came from a gents outfitters ) the Spiral gear was made from old Oxo tins .                                                                                                

The model is 130mm x 170mm x 200mm high and to date there are 80.


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