VERY FINE AND RARE SALESMAN SAMPLE ROAD MACHINE, ACME ROAD MACHINERY CO., FRANKFORT, NEW YORK, EARLY 20TH CENTURY
VERY FINE AND RARE SALESMAN SAMPLE ROAD MACHINE, ACME ROAD MACHINERY CO., FRANKFORT, NEW YORK, EARLY 20TH CENTURY
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VERY FINE AND RARE SALESMAN SAMPLE ROAD MACHINE, ACME ROAD MACHINERY CO., FRANKFORT, NEW YORK, EARLY 20TH CENTURY

Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD

VERY FINE AND RARE SALESMAN SAMPLE ROAD MACHINE, ACME ROAD MACHINERY CO., FRANKFORT, NEW YORK, EARLY 20TH CENTURY

Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD

Lot Sold:7,500USD

Lot Details

Description

VERY FINE AND RARE SALESMAN SAMPLE ROAD MACHINE, ACME ROAD MACHINERY CO., FRANKFORT, NEW YORK, EARLY 20TH CENTURY


wooden horse drawn wagon body with crank activated conveyor belt; inscribed on wagon side PATENTED SEPT. 20, 1904 BUILT BY ACME ROAD MACHINERY CO. FRANKFORT, N.Y.

Height 17 in. by Length 30 in. by Width 9 in.

Condition Report

In fine overall condition. Minor distressing to the finish throughout and box wear to high points. Small metal hinge on back wheel axle nearest proper left wheel is broken, causing detachment of the small hitch.


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Cataloguing

Provenance

James D. Julia, Fairfield, Maine, Important Toy, Doll & Advertising Auction, June 29, 2009, lot 1314.

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