Spectacular Toy & Collectibles Auction

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Date of the auction: 29.05.2019

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PAIR OF CHILDREN'S RIDING HORSES, 19th C.

Comprising a French horse cycle with carved polychrome wood body (missing left leg) set with cast iron head with glass eyes, authentic hair mane and tail, with cast iron painted frame and steel spoked wheels, the front of horse with copper plaque marked "BREVET S.C.D.C.". Length 32 inches, height 29

Lot #: 30A

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 29 May 2019

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GROUP OF EARLY PULL AND STATIONARY TOYS.

Comprising a large German hide covered cow with glass eyes, carved wood horns, and leather collar with bell, with wood platform and cast iron wheels, pump head and cow moos, length 18 inches. A composition felt covered horse pull toy on wood platform with cast iron wheels, length 15.5 inches, an

Lot #: 31

Estimate: US$150 - US$300

Date: 29 May 2019

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FIVE EARLY WOOD AND PAPIER-MACHE ANIMAL TOYS.

Comprising a sturdy painted carved wood white stallion pull toy with horsehair mane and tail (height 11 inches), a papier-mache brown horse with wood legs, a papier-mache fur covered seated bear with glass eyes, a composition hide covered pull horse with wheeled hooves, and a papier-mache cow with

Lot #: 32

Estimate: US$50 - US$100

Date: 29 May 2019

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THREE VINTAGE NOAH’S ARKS AND MORE.

Comprising a Bliss lithograph over wood Ark with 11 painted wooden animals (some original some added), length 13 inches, a Paul’s Soap Circus Ark, with one partial soap, length 11 inches, a paint, litho and wood ark with seven animals and a figure, together with a vintage wood horse carriage with

Lot #: 33

Estimate: US$75 - US$125

Date: 29 May 2019

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PAIR OF GERMAN TIN PENNY TOYS.

Comprising a tin litho key wind roundabout swing, each with rider, in good condition and fully operable. Height 6.5 inches. Together with an ingenious painted tin airplane tower with upper crossbar from which is suspended two planes and central flag, when crossbar is compressed on spring, planes

Lot #: 34

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 29 May 2019

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14 GREAT DEXTERITY TOYS.

Comprising various types and subjects including five good blackface men and women. Together with three smoke ring toys (two clowns, one minstrel), and a scarce Marx Yogi close-up magic trick. Many with mirror backs and some marked Germany. 18 total items in the lot. Greatest diameter 2.5 inches

Lot #: 35

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 29 May 2019

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GREAT LOT OF 28 DEXTERITY TOYS & PUZZLES C. 1900-1950.

Comprising a great mirror backed Indian Chief dexterity toy (diameter 2.3 inches), a tin litho roulette eyeballs puzzle (missing glass), a tin litho kids carrying balls dexterity puzzle with mirror back, a Universal Theaters Chicago beehive dexterity, a Sunshine Biscuits birds on nest dexterity

Lot #: 36

Estimate: US$75 - US$125

Date: 29 May 2019

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A PAIR OF GERMAN TIN WIND-UP BEETLES.

Comprising a good Lehmann wind-up walking flapping beetle. Together with a massive tin painted key wind clockwork beetle with impressed mark "Germany" (length 6.5 inches). And a Lindstrom tin litho climbing monkey (Bruno

Lot #: 37

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 29 May 2019

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FOUR EARLY TIN TOYS.

Comprising a large Gunthermann wind-up tin painted ladybug in working condition, a good tin painted Lehmann key wind seal in working order, a Lehmann tin litho Flywheel Express Cart missing wheels, and a tin litho wind-up frog appears complete but does not take wind. Greatest length 7.75 inches

Lot #: 38

Estimate: US$50 - US$100

Date: 29 May 2019

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THREE TIN LITHO STRING PULL TOYS.

Comprising a googly-eyed head stamped "Made in Germany" on verso, a sad face to happy face minstrel figure, indistinguishably marked on shoes, a climbing monkey, and two stamped tin penny whistles with embossed faces. Greatest measurement, 3.5 inches

Lot #: 39

Estimate: US$50 - US$100

Date: 29 May 2019

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THREE TIN WIND-UPS.

Comprising a good Marx Roll Over Cat with original box in good working order and good condition, together with two tin wind-up walking bees or beetles, one marked Line Mar, the other apparently unmarked. All fully functional. Greatest measurement 5.5 inches

Lot #: 40

Estimate: US$50 - US$100

Date: 29 May 2019

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A DANCING DOLLS AUTOMATON.

Comprising a velvet covered wooden base with key wind clockwork interior and individual key wind music box. Set with four dolls with bisque heads, glass eyes, and real hair wigs on composition bodies. When activated, the dolls spin in unison as music plays. Both music box and clock-work mechanism

Lot #: 41

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 29 May 2019

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AUTOMATON DOLL WITH STRING TOY.

The cube velvet covered base with lace border, the interior with key wind clock-work mechanism and music box (Santa Lucia) set with a bisque headed, glass eyed, open mouth doll with composition body and fancy (likely original) dress and sunhat. When activated, girl plays with Chinese string and ball

Lot #: 42

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 29 May 2019

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A MANIVELLE AUTOMATON OF CAT'S TEA PARTY, C 1890.

Comprising a shaped lithographed paper over wood base set with five cats seated at a table set for tea and with hand crank music box and articulated mechanism. When operated cats move heads and plays music. One cats head amateurishly replaced. Width 12 inches

Lot #: 43

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 29 May 2019

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INTERESTING EARLY AUTOMATON MONKEY.

The seated figure with sturdy papier-mache fur covered body with composition hands and feet, the polychrome papier-mache head set with moving glass eyes and metal teeth with articulated jaw. The interior with key wind clockwork mechanism likely overwound. Height 20 inches

Lot #: 44

Estimate: US$250 - US$500

Date: 29 May 2019

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A LARGE AUTOMATON DRUMMING BEAR.

Comprising a large grey mohair covered standing bear with composition feet, hands snout, teeth, and glass eyes. Key wind with brass ball activation lever. Appears overwound. Height 19 inches

Lot #: 45

Estimate: US$250 - US$350

Date: 29 May 2019

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EARLY MECHANICAL MONKEY BRIDE & GROOM, C. 1890.

Comprising a pair of monkeys with papier-mache head with glass eyes and composition hands, dressed as bride and groom and set on an articulated oscillating mechanism when pushed brides head tilts side to side. Height 11 inches

Lot #: 46

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 29 May 2019

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AN IMPRESSIVE AUTOMATON MONKEY BAND, C. 1950.

Comprising a large shaped painted wooden base with pinstripes, upon which rests a five-piece monkey band, each monkey comprised of a composition/papier-mache type painted face with mohair fur set with and realistic glass eyes, similarly modeled hands and forearms, and with composition shoes, each

Lot #: 47

Estimate: US$500 - US$750

Date: 29 May 2019

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AN ELECTRIC AUTOMATON ORGAN GRINDER.

Set on a felt covered wooden base, the polychrome wood organ case set on metal carriage, upon which rests a felt covered monkey and with organ grinder comprising a finely sculpted papier-mache head with glass articulated eyes. Partially functioning. Height 25 inches

Lot #: 48

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 29 May 2019

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THREE LARGE VINTAGE FRENCH PAPIER-MACHE ANIMALS.

Comprising a large and scarcely encountered leopard with nodding head set with glass eyes and articulating mouth, length 26 inches. Together with two papier-mache chain pull bull dogs, both with glass eyes and articulated chain pull mouth, greatest length 23 inches. In various states of condition

Lot #: 49

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 29 May 2019

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AN INTERESTING LARGE PAPIER-MACHE ANGRY MONKEY.

With padded wire body, polychrome papier-mache hands and feet, as well as a finely sculpted papier-mache head set with glass eyes, with open mouth and separately modeled tongue. The crawling monkey holding a papier-mache club in right hand. Overall length 36 inches

Lot #: 50

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 29 May 2019

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AN INTERESTING MONKEY FIGURE, C. 1920.

Comprising a mink fur padded wire body mounted with a colorfully painted papier-mache head with the mouth holding a remnant of a cigarette. Overall height 25 inches

Lot #: 51

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 29 May 2019

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EIGHT MOHAIR TEDDY BEARS, CIRCA 1915.

Each with jointed body, most with glass set eyes, some missing, and with felt pads. Including one large example, some well-loved. Greatest measurement 26 inches

Lot #: 52

Estimate: US$50 - US$100

Date: 29 May 2019

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FIVE VINTAGE MOHAIR TEDDY BEARS.

Of various shapes, sizes, and coloring, each with jointed body. Together with a larger fur teddy with felt paws. In various states of condition. Greatest height 20 inches

Lot #: 53

Estimate: US$50 - US$75

Date: 29 May 2019

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A CABINET AUTOMATON DRUNKEN MARVO.

Comprising a mahogany case on bracket feet with two upper paneled doors and two lower paneled doors. The upper doors painted with organ grinders and the lower doors inscribed "Music Automat." When opened, the upper doors reveal a papier-mache monkey with glass eyes and articulated mouth holding a

Lot #: 54

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 29 May 2019

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17 KEY WIND ANIMAL TOYS, C. 1920-1960.

Comprising both German and Japanese fur and cloth covered animal wind-ups including a fishing bear in the original box, a wind-up giraffe, three mules, an Occupied Japan seal with ball, a penguin, a lion, two bears, a cymbal clanging monkey, and a U.S. Zone Germany dog with butterfly on tail, plus

Lot #: 55

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 29 May 2019

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10 MECHANICAL ELEPHANTS, C. 1920-1960.

Comprising two large Japanese battery-operated examples, Occupied Japan examples, a cymbal playing example, and others. Greatest measurement 10 inches

Lot #: 56

Estimate: US$50 - US$100

Date: 29 May 2019

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22 MECHANICAL TOY ANIMALS, C. 1950.

Comprising Occupied Japan examples including barking dog, hula hoop monkey, bunny on donkey, abominable snowman, squirrels, bears, cats with ball, monkeys, and a pig. Greatest measurement 9 inches. Most seem to function

Lot #: 57

Estimate: US$75 - US$100

Date: 29 May 2019

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9 VINTAGE MONKEY TOYS, C. 1920-1960.

Including one wind-up and a Steiff monkey puppet. Greatest measurement 11 inches

Lot #: 58

Estimate: US$25 - US$50

Date: 29 May 2019

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7 SCHUCO MOHAIR PERFUMES & COSMETICS.

Comprising a large felt covered Schuco monkey flask, with sash embroidered "SCOOCHY", souvenir of Chicago, height 8 inches, together with a scarce Schuco Felix the Cat perfume in very good condition, length 5 inches, together with five other presumably Schuco perfume or cosmetic mohair monkeys of

Lot #: 59

Estimate: US$100 - US$125

Date: 29 May 2019