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Painted Cast Iron Mechanical "Eagle and Eaglets" Bank

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
632
Sold for:
$461$375

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

Description:

Painted Cast Iron Mechanical "Eagle and Eaglets" Bank, J. & E. Stevens, c. 1883, place a coin in the beak of the articulated eagle, then press the snake-form lever at the rear of the bank to make the eagle fall forward dropping the coin in the eaglets nest, ht. 6 in.
Estimate $400-600

Bottom half of bank has been repaired.


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.

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