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Evans Amphibious Vehicle

Evans Amphibious Vehicle  
Model
Brumm (Italy)
article no. x8
diecast, scale 1:43
acquired 1994
 
Original
Evans Amphibious Vehicle
USA 1801

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In 1804 Oliver Evans constructed this steam dredge - the world's first amphibious vehicle - for the Philadelphia Health Service. The weight was 15 tons, and the vehicle moved more elegantly on water than on land. It had no steering. The model was released in a series of steam vehicles by Brumm.

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