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Squeak Toy of a Man Doffing His Hat

Auction:
2196
Lot:
61
Sold for:
$441$375

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Auction:
Sale #2196 - 2196
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
April 12, 2003 10:00AM

Description:

Squeak Toy of a Man Doffing His Hat, Germany, c. 1880, papier-mache man with painted molded features, brown hair, molded red military-type overcoat, mounted on wood and kid bellows squeak toy base, red woolen arms, paper hand (left arm missing, once had been glued to hat), when bellows pressed, the hat is lifted off the head, ht. 5 in.
Estimate $300-400

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Germany