Sale 20FA01 | Lot 17

Girl Skipping Rope Cast Iron Mechanical Bank

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

Lot Details

Lot 17
Girl Skipping Rope Cast Iron Mechanical Bank
J & E Stevens Co.
Jumping Rope Bank, Rare Blue Dress version, patented 1890, use the included key to wind the mechanism, which needs some gentle cleaning, and conservation. To activate press the lever located next to the girl's left foot, the rope rotates and the girl moves then the coin drops. While there is some paint missing this is still an impressive example of this rare mechanical bank. Length 8 inches.
VG


C Property from the Estate of a Private Collector

Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
Sold for $10,000 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

In working condition; 10-12 rope revolutions after winding.


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Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
Sold for $10,000 (includes buyer's premium)

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

Thu, Jan 23, 2020 at 10am EST
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