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Clockwork Tinplate Noah's Ark Germany, circa 1910
Estimate
2,5004,500
LOT SOLD. 2,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT
72
Clockwork Tinplate Noah's Ark Germany, circa 1910
Estimate
2,5004,500
LOT SOLD. 2,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Malcolm Forbes Toy Collection

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New York

Clockwork Tinplate Noah's Ark Germany, circa 1910

Hull is painted in wood grain pattern and the metal is ribbed to further the appearance of wood plank construction. Deck fitted with red roofed building with lithographed sides and ends depicting Noah's passengers, both human and animal. Mechanism is wound through chimney.

 

Length: 11 inches
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Literature

Featured in Toy Boats by Jacques Milet and Robert Forbes, p. 43

The Malcolm Forbes Toy Collection

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New York