05-03-2005 05-03-2005
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
May 3, 2005 10:00 AMCalender

Magic Clock Gum Vendor

Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2283 Location: Bolton Date / Time: May 03, 2005 10:00AM


Magic Clock Gum Vendor, amusement machine by Keeney & Sons Inc., Chicago, No. GG839, with three moving hands operated by lever, chrome facade, printed instructions and stepped painted wood case of Art-Deco design, ht. 14 1/2 in., (lacking gum drawer).

Note: "The Magic Clock Tells Your Fortune...When the sum of all three hands match any of the magic numbers, your fortune is told as indicated. Any other number not shown indicates that until you buy more ball gum, discontent and uncertainty of the future will bother you."
Estimate $200-300


Chicago, Keeney & Sons Inc.