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Mills Coin-Operated New Autostereoscope

Auction:
2345
Lot:
442
Sold for:
$4,700$4,000

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2345
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 29, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

Mills Coin-Operated New Autostereoscope, No. 860, by Mills Novelty Co., Chicago, with crank-wound clockwork motor, coin-slot, electric light, and lens pair in hood, in floor-standing paneled oak case with bow fronted door, inside labels, carrying handles, cast-iron ball-and-claw feet, and cherub standards holding marquee, ht. 73 in., containing a set of stereoscopic cards, C-948, titled "Max Davidson in Cohen's First and Last Game of Chance", depicting Cohen playing a Mill's Dewey machine in a gambling club.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Keywords

Chicago, Mills Novelty Co., Cohen, Crank, Mills