The toy that Marie sent in is an electric motor. Thanks to all that guessed correctly.
Rod Snow of Litchfield, Nebraska was the first to guess correctly, but Chris Epping of Funk described the motor as a toy that actually says Weeden on it, not Weeler.
Weeden toys in the early 20th century sold functional steam and electric motors for kids to experience.
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