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Bing "L'Antonio" Live Steam Gunboat Germany, circa 1920
Estimate
1,5002,500
LOT SOLD. 5,937 USD
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118
Bing "L'Antonio" Live Steam Gunboat Germany, circa 1920
Estimate
1,5002,500
LOT SOLD. 5,937 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Bing "L'Antonio" Live Steam Gunboat Germany, circa 1920

Live steam flying under British colors, this boat features a rotating turret with armored surround at bow.  Additional features include twin masts, twin funnels, four ventilators, two lifeboats, raised observation platform and revolving turret, cowl vent and ship's wheel operating rudder at stern. Four guns mounted on grey hull over red keel. Bow fitted with scrolling figurehead and marked "L'Antonio" on either side. Fitted with horizontal burner with original burner.

 

Length: 21 inches
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The Malcolm Forbes Toy Collection

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