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Trio of Tinplate Clockwork Sidewheelers Circa 1890s–1912
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 2,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT
68
Trio of Tinplate Clockwork Sidewheelers Circa 1890s–1912
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 2,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Malcolm Forbes Toy Collection

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New York

Trio of Tinplate Clockwork Sidewheelers Circa 1890s–1912

Comprising a Lefevre boat fitted with striped awning, single funnel, and paddlewheel covers with scrolling heart design, a Bing sidewheeler that has a predominantely white hull trimmed in bands of white and blue with single mast, single funnel, and stamped on superstructure with Bing logo, and a Übelacker sidewheeler with single funnel, fringe canopy, and gilded mermaid figurehead. All three fitted with clockwork mechanism in hull.

 

Lengths range from 10 to 14 ½ inches


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The Malcolm Forbes Toy Collection

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New York