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Working Time Machine & Tantalus Box by Wells



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This intricate working model is from the 1960 movie “The Time Machine” starring Rod Taylor.  The beginning showed skeptical guests looking at a miniature model of the machine inside Tantalus box and then sent into the future.  This is beautiful replica of that movie scene.  Switches in the back will light up the machine and propelling wheel spins to go forward or backward in time.  All pieces of this machine have been hand assembled (Note – This is NOT a kit of parts).  It was built by a Master Model Builder and estimated 100+ hours have gone into this incredible machines detail.  It is powered by two, 2, button batteries hidden in the wood bottom base.  The control lever on the console contains a real crystal.  The machine is made of copper, brass and wood including the intricate chair covered in velvet cushions and the brass rails with the spinning dish.  The custom made Oak wood Tantalus box is also hand made to display a piece of history.  Note box is hand made with glass sides to reveal the machine with red velvet interior.  Again, this is a highly detailed replica of the original 1960 movie model.  The Time Machine measures 3.50 inches long and Tantalus box measures 8” x 6” x 7”.   It is new in mint condition.  Collectors of incredible movie memorabilia or simply someone wanting a Time Machine will find this near one of a kind treasure a highlight to any collection.

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