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Spinning Tops / Hot Air Balloon[m0005_koma-10]

Our Selling Price: JPY29,500
[We are not taking orders] Delivery Wt.: 1750g

Up goes the balloon!
The gentleman on the hot air balloon, needless to say its made of wood, will take off slowly by spinning the knob on top of the umbrella. Centrifugal force of the two small balloons will lift off and land the main balloon nice and safely. Such simple yet heart-warming movement of this Japanese Edo spinning top is a delight to watch. HAND MADE IN JAPAN

 

 

 The ingeniously talented craftsman who creates this traditional spinning top -- without any help from a blueprint -- is Masaaki Hiroi. Find out more about Masaaki Hiroi here.

 

 

Edo Spinning Tops are "crafted-on-demand" item. Before ordering, please read the Shopping Guide and Terms & Conditions carefully. Placing an order means you agree to all terms as specified. 

General Information
Materials:Wood
Size:Height 415mm. Stand : Width30mm
Weight:370g
Production time:●Maximum 3 months
Proper handling:● The dyes are not colorfast, so colors may fade if brought into contact with water. ● The top is very delicate and should be handled carefully at all times.
How to use:1. Place the top on a flat surface. 2. Have ample room around the top, since the two small balloons will spin out the length of the strings. 3. Keep the base firmly in place with one hand, and use the fingers of the other hand to spin the umbrella. The main balloon will begin moving upward automatically.

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