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J. & E. Stevens Mechanical Skipping Girl Bank

Auction:
2345
Lot:
946
Sold for:
$10,575$9,000

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

Description:

J. & E. Stevens Mechanical Skipping Girl Bank, cast-iron spring-housing containing flywheel that causes the articulated girl to skip a revolving brass rope while turning her head and kicking her legs, activated when coin is deposited in squirrel's paws, on shaped base, wd. 8 in., (green paint on base and girl's frame, traces of paint on rope, paint stripped completely on girl and spring-housing). See color plate p. X.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Keywords

E. Stevens Mechanical Skipping Girl Bank, Stevens Mechanical Skipping Girl Bank, green paint, American Paint Horse, Rope