Sale 20FA01 | Lot 118

Early American Tin Boat of Monitor

Catalogue: Cherished: American Folk Art & Toys from the Estate of a Private Collector
Early American Tin Boat of Monitor

Lot Details

Lot 118
Early American Tin Boat of Monitor
Spring powered tin and cast iron toy boat of the paddlewheel boat MONITOR with the name decoratively transferred on the paddlewheel covers, flying a nine star jack, possible refurbishment of hold screws below, lacking key, overall paint and stencil work is strong. Length 14 inches.
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Provenance:
Gemini Antiques


C Property from the Estate of a Private Collector

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Sold for $2,250 (includes buyer's premium)

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Additional Notes & Condition Report

Paint and stencil work appear original under black light. Clockwork cover has been reworked.


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Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Sold for $2,250 (includes buyer's premium)

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Catalogue Info

Cherished: American Folk Art & Toys from the Estate of a Private Collector

Thu, Jan 23, 2020 at 10am EST
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