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Painted Cast Iron Mechanical "William Tell" Bank

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
640
Sold for:
$523$425

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

Description:

Painted Cast Iron Mechanical "William Tell" Bank, a coin placed on the figure's rifle, and the rear foot pressed triggers the coin to be shot towards the figure standing in front of the castle with an apple on his head, the coin is then deposited through a slot into the bank, ht. 6 3/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

Possible reproduction.


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