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Live Steam Model of the DeWitt Clinton Train

Auction:
2765M
Lot:
523
Sold for:
$800$650

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Auction:
Discovery - 2765M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 20, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Live Steam Model of the DeWitt Clinton Train, John W. Petterson, 1-in. scale, c. 1945, the steam engine with green- and yellow-painted tender and three cars, all within a glass case, ht. 10 3/4, wd. 38 1/4, dp. 8 1/2 in.

Note: The DeWitt Clinton Train was the first locomotive and train of passenger-cars in the state of New York making its first run from Albany to Schenectady on August 9, 1831.

This model received a first prize from the New York Society of Model Engineers, Inc. in 1948 and 1949. Original certificates and photographs accompany the lot.
Estimate $700-900


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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John W. Petterson, Model Engineers Inc., New York Society of Model Engineers

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