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Bing Clockwork "Terrible" Battleship Germany, circa 1905
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 18,750 USD
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150
Bing Clockwork "Terrible" Battleship Germany, circa 1905
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 18,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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Bing Clockwork "Terrible" Battleship Germany, circa 1905

Despite its name, this is a very good battleship flying under British colors. Featuring elaborate two-part superstructure, the larger of which is fitted with two funnels, a mast with double crow's nest, several sets of stairs leading up to an observation deck on top of bridge, three lifeboats and six side-mounted guns, Moving aft, there is a railed walkway which leads to a smaller observation deck with similar mast and two large boats over four guns. Additional details include, revolving gun turrets at fore and aft. "Terrible" appears on either side of stern. The clockwork mechanism is accessed through the aft funnel.

 

Length: 31 inches


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