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Märklin "Tip Top" Clockwork Yacht Germany, circa 1907
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 18,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT
28
Märklin "Tip Top" Clockwork Yacht Germany, circa 1907
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 18,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Märklin "Tip Top" Clockwork Yacht Germany, circa 1907

The deck is fitted with an oval well inside which fits a railed and canopied cabin and enclosed seating area. It has a short covered funnel and stairs that lead down to faux wooden plank deck. Bow is framed by shaped panels which extend above the deck to accommodate this ship's name, "Tip Top," over an unusually painted hull, which features a brown band and alternating orange and brown slanted stripes over brown. Clockwork mechanism is concealed in hull and wound through hole in canopy.

 

Length: 13 inches
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The Malcolm Forbes Toy Collection

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