Skooter Skate

Skooter Skate


A vintage Skooter Skate . Technically, it was sold as a scooter with the option of removing the handle and using it as a skateboard, thus the name Skooter-Skate.

Part of the collection of Harry Kraemer's rare 3 wheel vehicles.

This one is in original unused condition with some scratches in the paint from storage.

This is also known as the Rocket Skooter Skate.

The prototype for the first skateboard was a bright red, metal toy from the 1930s called the Scooter Skate. When its handle was removed, a child could ride the three-wheeled contraption like a skateboard, except it had steel wheels and lacked the ability to turn. A four-wheeled Skeeter Skate appeared in the 1940s. It was only marginally better.
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LocationFlymall, Maryland
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This is one of the many vintage 3 wheelers in Harry's collection. This is from the 1930s or 1940s. This is one of the many precursors to the skateboards as we know them today.
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