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Painted Cast Iron Mechanical "Grenadier" Bank

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
636
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 "Grenadier" Bank, John Harper Co., c. 1885, by placing a coin on the figure's rifle you press the rear foot that triggers the coin to be shot towards the slot in the tree, ht. 6 3/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

Mechanism not working.


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John Harper Co.