A Kid’s Car That Becomes a Rocking Chair When You Flip It Upside Down

by , 06/18/10

Hans Brockhage, transformer toys, multipurpose toys, multifunctional toys, vintage toys, eco kid, green kid

This vintage German contraption is a work of sheer genius. Designed by Hans Brockhage and Erwin Andra in the 1950s, the “Schaukelwagen” can be flipped one way to use as a child-sized play car or tilted upside-down to become a rocking chair. Mini-modernists will go goo-goo-ga-ga over the sleek bent birch frame and the molded plywood seat, while their parents will rejoice in a single geegaw taking the place (and footprint) of two. Someone get this back into production, stat!

+ Kid’s Car/Rocking Chair €600

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One Response to “A Kid’s Car That Becomes a Rocking Chair When You Flip It Upside Down”

  1. Kimberly says:

    This is such a cool kids toy/chair/car! I can see my 2 little nephews playing with this for hours. How clever a design and it would be great if someone could build these again.

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