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Edison Bipolar Electric Fan and Battery Box

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
261
Sold for:
$3,198$2,600

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2804M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 25, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Edison Bipolar Electric Fan and Battery Box, Edison MFG. Co., Orange, New Jersey, c. 1898, cast iron tripod base and housing, fixed and rotating coils, four brass blades, original gilt pinstriping and plaque with serial number reading 10686, oak battery box with instruction label underneath lid, and colorless glass bottle reading in part Special Battery Oil, box lg. 25 1/2 in.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

cage a custom replacement, box refinished.


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.

Keywords

Edison MFG., Orange