Lot 2
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Bing Clockwork Ferry Germany, circa 1920

Estimate
2,500 - 4,500 USD
Sold
3,438 USD
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Description

  • tin, paint
This Bing ferry is well-proportioned and is a realistic representation of 1920s ferries with a handsome profile.  Featuring two stories of cut-out windows, a center frieze decorated with stylized life preserver and rigging, fitted with thinly spoked paddlewheels.  A view from bow or stern show walkways—starboard and port—designed for walk-on passengers and an arched central entrance for vehicles. Other details include Bing logo stamped on the roof, two lifeboats and a single funnel. 



 

Length: 21 inches
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