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Unique Recycled Metal Rustic Train Sculpture (11 Inch), "Rustic Locomotive"

Discarded thick wires, metal sheets, pulleys and screws become a train engine under the ingenious creativity of Mexico's Armando Ramírez. Once the main frame of the engine is built, Ramírez transforms a car bearing and spark plugs into characteristic... more

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Discarded thick wires, metal sheets, pulleys and screws become a train engine under the ingenious creativity of Mexico's Armando Ramírez. Once the main frame of the engine is built, Ramírez transforms a car bearing and spark plugs into characteristic train parts. Ramírez recycles bendix parts from a car's electric system into the train's cauldrons, which are joined together with thick wire and a brush holder from a car's electric system.

Please note it is the artist's intention not to give his sculptures a fine polished finish, therefore smudges and scratches may be present.

  • 2.65 kgs
  • 5.8 lbs
  • 17.5 cm H x 11.5 cm W x 29 cm D
  • 7" H x 4.5" W x 11.5" D

  • Recycled metal
  • Features a rustic, rugged finish
  • Components may vary slightly in size and form
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexicoicon info
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Harry Alonzo

From Sundance, Wyoming

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06/09/2019

"Wonderful Sculpture!"

I purchased the Locomotive as a gift for a train enthusiast. Nice keepsake. It is finished nicely with lots of whimsical personality and character. Very nice personalized hand written note from the artist, which is a nice touch to accompany the gift. I will look for more pieces from this artist. Thank you Novica and thank you Armando Ramirez.

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Rustic Locomotive, Unique Recycled Metal Rustic Train Sculpture (11 Inch)

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Shannon

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03/08/2024

"Love it!!"

I had to wait a bit until this beautiful piece became available again. It just arrived the other day and I love it. Ill be gifting it soon and know the recipient will just love it.

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Friend
  • Occasion: thank you

Entropy

From New Jersey- Maine

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03/05/2024

"Love this artist!!"

We now have at least 4-5 pieces from Armando Ramirez. His talent is phenomenal! This was purchased for our youngest son to hang his car keys and Covid mask on,in his room. This was one of those gifts that is soooo hard to let go of and actually give away. I would love one of just about everything of Armando Ramirez ,we have his amazing deer sculpture that has a place for a votive candle and it is hands down my most favorite piece of art!! Highly recommend getting something from this amazing artist ! His small people sculptures have made charming gifts through the years but his larger work is absolutely exquisite!!!

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Exceptional

Best Uses

  • Art, decorative, and art collection

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  • This was a gift for: Son
  • Occasion: Christmas

Sandra

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12/14/2023

"Clever auto part sculpture"

I bought one of these pediatricians for my nephew who is a pediatrician. He loves it and told me it is very cute. I also bought one for my personal doctor. She loves hers, too. Armando Ramirez is very creative--a true artisan.. I have bought several of his sculptures and have loved every one of them and so have the peopleI have given them to.. I turned the Barber sculpture into a Retinologist giving an eye injection. When I look at them, they do not seem like they are made out of scrap auto parts. All I see is a delightful showpiece.

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Beau

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12/09/2023

"WOOF!"

Truly an inventive and delightful sculpture. Its size alone was a huge welcomed surprise. Definitely will be watching for such scuptures!

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Michael

From Phoenix, AZ

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12/06/2023

"Fabulous"

Awesome piece of sculpture. Looks great on the wall!

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Androgynous Form, Modern Human Form Upcycled Metal Auto Part Wall Sculpture

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