Indian or Water Buffalo (Britains Zoo 968)
From The Brighton Toy and Model Index
Indian or Water Buffalo (Britains Zoo 968)Indian or Water Buffalo,
Bos Bufalus (i)
A painted hollowcast lead Indian or Water Buffalo, from the Britains Zoo range, probably pre-war, catalogue number 968.
- " This model represents a buffalo standing on its four legs. It has long white horns and red eyes. It has got a grey fur and a long grey tail. "
1940 catalogue description
- " There are many varieties of Buffaloes; all are massively built creatures. The breed illustrated lives in the vicinity of streams and rivers and is found in India and Africa. The horns are remarkably powerful and sometimes attain a length of 6ft. "