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Painted Cast Iron Mechanical "Stump Speaker" Bank

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
620
Sold for:
$677$550

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2724M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 03, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Painted Cast Iron Mechanical "Stump Speaker" Bank, Shepard Hardware Co., c. 1886, place a coin in the figure's right hand and press the release button at the rear of the stage which in turns activates the mouth opening and hand falling forward depositing the coin in the satchel, ht. 10 in.
Estimate $300-500


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Speaker, Shepard Hardware Co.