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J. & E. Stevens Co. "Magician" Mechanical Bank

Auction:
2946M
Lot:
1041
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2946M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 28, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

J. & E. Stevens Co. "Magician" Mechanical Bank, Cromwell, Connecticut, 19th century, magician holding a top hat standing in front of his table, base with steps on either side and frieze reading Magician Bank, ht. 8 in.
Estimate $200-400

functions properly, paint loss and wear


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Cromwell, Deception, Entertainment, Magic, Secrecy, Top hat