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Scratch-built Wooden Patent Model of a Railcar

Auction:
3230M
Lot:
407
Sold for:
$923$750

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

Description:

Scratch-built Wooden Patent Model of a Railcar, reportedly for the Wagner Palace Car Company, New York, late 19th century, one side of model with exterior cladding and stylized stained glass windows, other side with frame and portions of sheathing, undercarriage of metal and wood, mounted to a single wooden track and housed in a mahogany and colorless glass case with hinged end doors, overall lg. 39 1/4 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500


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Keywords

Architecture, Art genres, Car door, Door, Stained glass, Visual arts, Window