12-15-2001 12-15-2001
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
2121
December 15, 2001 10:00AMCalender
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Balloonist Acrobat Toy, possibly by Mller & Kadeder, Nremberg, c. 1910, handpainted tinplate, the balloon in red, white, and blue top

$1,998$1,700
Auction: Sale #2121 - 2121 Location: Bolton Date / Time: December 15, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Balloonist Acrobat Toy, possibly by Mller & Kadeder, Nremberg, c. 1910, handpainted tinplate, the balloon in red, white, and blue top and beige bottom, the acrobat in red, blue, and gold, with spring motor in the balloon activated when pulled down, ht. 14 in. Literature: See Art of the Tin Toy, by David Pressland, p. 121, and Pressland's Great Book of Tin Toys, pp. 288-289.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

David Pressland, acrobat