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Early American Jockey-on-Horse Platform Toy

Auction:
2314
Lot:
249
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2314
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
November 03, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Early American Jockey-on-Horse Platform Toy, probably by Ives, 1870s, handpainted tin figures of prancing white horse with black harness, and jockey in red with black cap and boots, on red platform with spoked black wheels and eccentric crank on rear shaft causing the horse to move with a rocking motion, lg. 9 in., (original paint, some flakes).
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Keywords

Equidae, Horses