June 1939 - Page 36
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Every Lionel Motorboat is equipped with a metal cradle on which the boat may be placed when it is not winning races in the water or out for a trial spin. ",
AMAZING LIONEL MOTOR BOAT AUTOMATICALLY STEERS ITSBLF!
A ll Steel Construction. H igh Enamel F i n ish. Powered by a Heavy-Duty Cl ockwork M otor.
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Fastest thing afloat-a nd the pride of every boy who owns on e-this raci n g Lionel bea uty that cuts through the water at a record speed of a hundred feet a min ute. But, speed is only one of its many features, for it will do on water just a bout a nything a boy wants it to-ru nning for over a min ute at a single winding. Its rudder can be set three ways: ( I ) for the boat to streak out i n a straight line and then automatically swing about and return to the starting point. ( 2 ) to +ravel continuously i n circles. 1 3 1 to travel in a bee line for about two hundred feet. Constructed of heavy gauge steel, with baked enamel fi nish. 1 7 1/2 inches long. Complete with admiralty fl ag, two plastic racing fi gures and cradle on which boat may be displayed when not in use. See the Lionel Motorboat on display at a ll department stores, toy, hardware and electrical deal ers.
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Young America has g on e wild over these ingen ious operati n g features. This year wherever boats are used, you ' l l see this sleek Lionel model the center of attentio n ,
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