Lot 11
  • 11

A Trio of Intriguing Riverboats Early 20th century

Estimate
2,000 - 3,000 USD
Sold
5,313 USD
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Description

  • tin, paint
Each tinplate boat fitted with keywind mechanism, comprising F. Meurice and Co. boat with novel action featuring two standing figures on inset track that when wound (and operative) circle from bow to stern. Together with an Arnold sidewheeler and a Fleischmann riverboat finished in cream over red and with deck details highlighted by a couple dining beneath a green, fringed canopy. The riverboat's hull is painted white over red with a lithographed deck and superstructure, incorporating paddles and covers amidships.



 



Lengths range from 9 to 11 inches

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