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Early Karl Griesbaum Highland Whistler Automaton

Auction:
2314
Lot:
375
Sold for:
$1,293$1,100

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

Description:

Early Karl Griesbaum Highland Whistler Automaton, the carved and painted figure holding bagpipes in his finely-detailed hands, the going-barrel movement in the body causing figure to turn his head and whistle a Scottish tune, ht. 14 in.

Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

Karl Griesbaum Highland Whistler Automaton, Automaton, Bagpipes