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Collection of Small Bing Boats Germany, circa 1914
Estimate
2,5003,500
LOT SOLD. 2,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
32
Collection of Small Bing Boats Germany, circa 1914
Estimate
2,5003,500
LOT SOLD. 2,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Malcolm Forbes Toy Collection

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New York

Collection of Small Bing Boats Germany, circa 1914

A group of small but scarce Bing boats made just before and around World War I. Comprising a fireboat with single funnel and hose, painted in grey, black, and red; a stark three funnel gunboat in gunmetal grey marked at bow "S 325"; a two funnel gunboat in grey and charcoal flying the British colors; and a gunboat in grey and black. All  have clockwork mechanisms.

 

Lengths range from 7 ½ inches to 9 inches


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The Malcolm Forbes Toy Collection

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New York