04-12-2019 04-12-2019
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3230M Marlborough
April 12, 2019 10:00AMCalender

Carved German Whistler

Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3230M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: April 12, 2019 10:00AM


Carved German Whistler, carved gentleman in rumpled top hat leans against a lamppost, when he whistles his head turns from side to side, the lamp lights while he whistles and goes out when he finishes, spring-powered whistle movement, light powered by battery, ht. 19 in.
Estimate $300-500

Mechanism operates but whistle volume is low.

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