Wonderful Victorian Doll Sled in Original Paint, Gilt Runners and Frame
Second half, 19th Century, Likely 1870ish
(Excellent condition; 15 by 6 by 3”)
Halloween Skeleton, Die Cut, Full Size, Halloween Party Decoration and Envelope
An Exceedingly Rare Signed "Hersey" Toy Bedroom Suite
Only one other complete set known
Labeled-Samuel Hersey (1783-1876)
"Toy Town" Hingham, Massachusetts
Three drawer chest, wash stand, cannonball bed and quilt rack all remaining in fine original condition. The label is in drawer of chest and reads, " Manufactured by SAM'L HERSEY, Hersey Street, Hingham, Mass.
Chest dimensions: 4.5-inches high, 6.5-inches wide, 3-inches deep.
Wash stand dimensions: 5.25-inches high, 3-inches wide, 2.5-inches deep.
Bed dimensions: 6.25-inches high, 9.25-inches long, 7.25-inches wide.
Quilt rack dimensions: 4.25-inches high, 3.5-inches wide, 1.5-inches deep.
Maryland Printing Press No.1, High end Lever Press/Tabletop Paten & Typeface and Box
A vintage working press that was marketed to children
(Ink roller rubber pad has deteriorated; includes the original box measuring 5 by 5.5 by 6.5")
Cast Iron Mechanical Toy
Bear and man holding sledge hammers
Original black paint
Sliding mechanism allows figures to strike anvil with hammers.
Dimensions: 4.75-inches high, 13-inches long.
Miniature Bronze Black Jockey Hitching Post, Original Paint
Austrian, Likely Early 20th Century, Great Surface
(Minor paint loss; H: 4.75")
Lot Of 28 Whalebone Dominoes
Although dominoes are mentioned in whaling journals, they are rarely found as scrimshaw...
This group demonstrates great age as evidenced by then primitive fashioning, tool marks and spacing of drilled number holes. The red and black pigment used to fill holes is long gone. Probably made shipboard by a sailor during leisure time- playing cards was an important and enjoyable pastime aboard ship. Each piece measures 1 3/16 by .5 by 3/8-inches.
Previous Offerings or Gone to New Homes
Sheet Iron Articulated Indian with Tomahawk and Tobacco Leaves
Unknown Maker and Age; but cool
Soft edges, brass rivets, light even surface rust, stamped pieces, embossed - SOLD
(11.25 by 9")
1062-9 - SOLD
Horse Pull Toys, Carved and Painted, Pine
Late 19th Century
Ex Bernard Barenholtz Collection - SOLD
On the right, a standing figure of a chestnut horse with a incised and painted black mane and tail, mounted on a green painted rolling base; the second horse painted a black-brown with incised mane, forelock and tail, the figure mounted on a rectangular cigar box base with the label of B.P. Clark Cigar Manufacturer (Boston, established 1853) on the bottom, has rollers and string pull. (Height large: 14": height small: 9.75")
532-45 - SOLD
Marionette, Pig Figure, Fabric Clothing, Polychrome
1st Half 20th Century - SOLD
Dimensions: 10.5" H.
171-95 - SOLD
Toy Wheelbarrow - SOLD
Old red paint with yellow decoration on sides, a wooden wheel with a turned axle and wire nail construction. Overall condition is good, with one glue-repaired handle mentioned for accuracy. Measures 25-inches in length, 12-inches in width and 6.25-inches in height.
514-82 - SOLD
Toy Foot Stool - SOLD
Dimensions: 3.75-inches high, 6.75-inches wide, 3.5-inches deep.
348-197 - SOLD