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Märklin "New York" Clockwork Gunboat Germany, circa 1900
Estimate
30,00050,000
LOT SOLD. 25,000 USD
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55
Märklin "New York" Clockwork Gunboat Germany, circa 1900
Estimate
30,00050,000
LOT SOLD. 25,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Malcolm Forbes Toy Collection

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Märklin "New York" Clockwork Gunboat Germany, circa 1900

Featuring upper deck superstructure, rounded at fore and rectangular at aft, fitted with four shielded guns, two masts, and twin funnels. Lower deck features captain's wheel, two guns fore and aft, with a tinplate American flag waving at the stern. Hull is attractively accented with black over a band of grey adorned with "New-York'" at the bow, and painted portholes over black and red at keel.


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Provenance

Sale: The Toy Collection of Raymond E. Holland, Sotheby's, April 4, 1985, lot 45

The Malcolm Forbes Toy Collection

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New York