EXCEPTIONAL SALESMAN'S SAMPLE OF THE STOCKLAND 80 'THE GIANT' ROAD GRADER, STOCKLAND ROAD MACHINERY COMPANY, MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA, EARLY 20TH CENTURY
EXCEPTIONAL SALESMAN'S SAMPLE OF THE STOCKLAND 80 'THE GIANT' ROAD GRADER, STOCKLAND ROAD MACHINERY COMPANY, MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA, EARLY 20TH CENTURY
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EXCEPTIONAL SALESMAN'S SAMPLE OF THE STOCKLAND 80 'THE GIANT' ROAD GRADER, STOCKLAND ROAD MACHINERY COMPANY, MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA, EARLY 20TH CENTURY

Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 USD

EXCEPTIONAL SALESMAN'S SAMPLE OF THE STOCKLAND 80 'THE GIANT' ROAD GRADER, STOCKLAND ROAD MACHINERY COMPANY, MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA, EARLY 20TH CENTURY

Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 USD

Lot Sold:5,250USD

Lot Details

Description

EXCEPTIONAL SALESMAN'S SAMPLE OF THE STOCKLAND 80 'THE GIANT' ROAD GRADER, STOCKLAND ROAD MACHINERY COMPANY, MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA, EARLY 20TH CENTURY


constructed of brass, cast aluminum, wood, and steel; having an array of working levers and gears allowing for a full range of movement of the plow blade and other components.

Height 12 ¼ in. by Length 33 in. by Depth 15 in.

Condition Report

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Cataloguing

Provenance

James D. Julia Auctions, Fairfield, Maine, Important Toy, Doll & Advertising Auction, November 13, 2007, lot 234;

Allan Katz, Woodbridge, Connecticut.

Literature

Mark Sisco, "Buys and Dolls," Maine Antique Digest, March 2008, 14-B.

Catalogue Note

This model is perhaps one of the most elaborate and complex salesman samples made. 

Sculptural Fantasy: The Important American Folk Art Collection of Stephen and Petra Levin
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