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Jacob's Ladder

Brand: House of Marbles

Suitable for ages 3 Years+

Regular price
$5.00 USD
Regular price
Sale price
$5.00 USD

4 total reviews

A fascinating and traditional Victorian novelty, the Jacobs Ladder is made of brightly painted slats of wood bound (in a secret way!) with ribbons to make them click-clack downwards as you turn it from side to side.

Folded height: 75mm (3inches)

A Jacob's ladder is a folk toy consisting of blocks of wood held together by strings or ribbons. The Jacob's Ladder folk toy, also known as 'tumbling blocks' dates back to the Victorian times. When the ladder is held at one end, blocks appear to cascade down the strings. However, this effect is a visual illusion which is the result of one block after another flipping over. Its name Jacob's Ladder comes from the biblical ladder to heaven, mentioned in Genesis 28:12.

Delivery Info

Delivery Charges

We endeavour to dispatch all orders as quickly as possible, usually within 2 working days of the order being placed with a delivery time of 2-5 working days.   However if your order is needed for an imminent event,  please email or phone us and we will do everything possible to ensure we meet your deadline.

We will despatch your order using Royal Mail delivery service.  We offer FREE Delivery on all orders in the UK over £40. We aim for your order to be delivered within 2-5 working days from dispatch, but please allow up to 7 working days before contacting us. 

Standard Shipping Rates:

Large Letter size - £2.50

Small Parcel Delivery - £4.99

Medium Parcel Delivery - £7.99

Large Parcel Delivery - £11.99

If you are likely to be out when your order is due to be delivered, we suggest you give an alternative delivery address, such as a work address.

Overseas Delivery

We will despatch your order using Royal Mail Overseas delivery services.  The costs for your delivery using Royal Mail is calculated on weight and therefore will be available to you upon checkout.

Local Pickup

If local pickup from us in Nottingham is an option available to you then this is available between 10am and 4pm Monday - Friday.

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