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Auction: Fine Arts Sale
was auctioned on: 15 May 2013
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A collection of old toys

Opening: £30 - £60
ca. US$45 - US$91
Price realised:  n. a.
Lot number 224, Views: 64

A collection of old toys. 17th century/Early 20th century. Consisting of a 19th century finely turned dice shaker, an 18th century spinning top, an 18th century toy watch, two 19th century pencil sharpners, a 19th century toy cannon, two 16th/17th century miniature toy plates, a bowl and a pewter toy gun, a Put-and-Take spinner for games of chance, a group of seven lead toys from the 1920's/30's, a WWI lead toy tank, five lead toy guns, seven 17th century clay marbles, eight 19th century marbles, eight early 20th century marbles, five ceramic alleygobs together with two 17th - 18th century toy cannons which although primarily children's toys functioned as drills and in this instance both have been fired with explosive charges forcing the barrels to split. (56 items) Provenance: This lot came from The Ronald Goode collection at the Pumphouse Educational Museum in Rotherhithe. The Museum housed a fascinating private collection of artifacts discovered on the Thames foreshore in Rotherhithe along with an interesting collection of Peak Freans biscuit factory items which once existed locally in the area. The later collection also included a magnificent six foot iced replica of Queen Elizabeth II's wedding cake with a letter of thanks from Elizabeth II which was on permanent exhibit at The Pumphouse Museum.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Grand Auctions
Title: Fine Arts Sale
Date of the auction: 15 May 2013
Address: Grand Auctions
Pent Road, Shearway Business Park 18
18 The Glenmore Centre
CT19 4RJ Folkestone, Kent
United Kingdom
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