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Carved German Whistler

Auction:
3230M
Lot:
244
Sold for:
$369$300

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

Description:

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.


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. 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 shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Aerophones, Musical instruments, Street light, Whistles