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Antique Shooting Gallery Target, Painted Sheet Iron, 16” Wide!
Unknown Maker, Likely European, 1880-1900


Antique Shooting Gallery Target, Painted Sheet Iron, 16” Wide!
Unknown Maker, Likely European, 1880-1900, entire view 1

This mechanical arcade target features a black and white goat on grass with colorful
flowers. Across the pond they favored these mechanical cut sheet iron figures rather
than the typical and more common cast iron figures made in America. Nonetheless,
these folk-art targets display beautifully.
Excellent original paint and patina. (Height: 12.75"; width: 16"; depth: 1.75")


Antique Shooting Gallery Target, Painted Sheet Iron, 16” Wide!
Unknown Maker, Likely European, 1880-1900, entire view 2

Antique Shooting Gallery Target, Painted Sheet Iron, 16” Wide!
Unknown Maker, Likely European, 1880-1900, scale view

Antique Shooting Gallery Target, Painted Sheet Iron, 16” Wide!
Unknown Maker, Likely European, 1880-1900, entire view 1

$3,450.00

879-109




Drum, Lithographed Tin Drum, Portraits of Admiral Dewey, American Flags
Converse
Circa 1898


Drum, Lithographed Tin Drum, Portraits of Admiral Dewey, American Flags
Converse
Circa 1898, entire view

Chromolithographed Spanish American War expressing the patriotic fever of the Spanish American War period. The drum with similar decoration on two sides features Admiral Dewy - hero of the day. Admiral Dewey within patriotic shield ornamented with olive branches and centered by large American flags with 13-stars. The wood rims are painted red with gold stripe; skin heads, lead grommets, decorative rope, leather slides, and snare are original. Excellent Condition. (Dimensions: 8.75" H, 12" diameter.)

$1,295

232-207


Drum, Lithographed Tin Drum, Portraits of Admiral Dewey, American Flags
Converse
Circa 1898, scale view
Drum, Lithographed Tin Drum, Portraits of Admiral Dewey, American Flags
Converse
Circa 1898, emblem detail



Wagon, Express, Buckboard, Original Bittersweet-red Against Blue Paint
Date/Period: 1870-1900


Wagon, Express, Buckboard, Original Bittersweet-red Against Blue Paint, entire view 1

Measurement: Height: 21.5"; length: 35.5"; width: 20" height at handle: 37.25"

Material: Wood, sheet iron, and polychrome

Condition: Very good

Additional Information: A very good example retaining lift out gate and moveable
bench seat. The wagon features wooden spoked wheels trimmed in black.

$995.00

1409-14


Wagon, Express, Buckboard, Original Bittersweet-red Against Blue Paint, entire view 2

Wagon, Express, Buckboard, Original Bittersweet-red Against Blue Paint, entire view 3

Wagon, Express, Buckboard, Original Bittersweet-red Against Blue Paint, entire view 4



Antique Myriopticon, Panorama, Civil War Battle Scenes, Milton Bradley
Likely Milton Bradley, Roll Published by Currier and Ives, 152 Nassau Street, New York (1872-1874)
A historical panorama…unique view of the Civil War, a game, a history lesson, a home theater - SOLD


Antique Myriopticon, Panorama, Civil War Battle Scenes, Milton Bradley 
Likely Milton Bradley, Roll Published by Currier and Ives, 152 Nassau Street, New York (1872-1874), entire view 1

The 8" x 5" x 2" cardboard box with an open back and a viewing window cut into the front panel [like an Elizabethan
stage] decorated with brightly colored lithograph paper depicting a patriotic bunting, theater curtains, musicians and
two royal figures watching from the sides. It was suggested that a candle our lantern be used behind the box during
the show…likely the reason that so few of these are extant!

The box contains a roll of paper on which are printed, and brightly water colored, approximately twenty Civil War
battle scenes. The paper is mounted on two rollers having wooden knobs that are turned by hand, causing the
panorama to pass across the proscenium displaying selected events from the Civil War.
The first scene displayed is the firing on Fort Sumter by General Anderson and his men; the myriopticon ends with
a view of the burning and evacuation of Richmond by Confederate troops. Other images included the battle between
the Ironclads U.S. S. Monitor and C. S. S. Virginia, camp life, freed slaves and a sharpshooter among others.

Milton Bradley began manufacturing his myriopticon around 1866; pictures were copied from the pages of Harper’s
Weekly. The toy likely included admission tickets and perhaps a poster, advertising the performance, and a script.


Antique Myriopticon, Panorama, Civil War Battle Scenes, Milton Bradley 
Likely Milton Bradley, Roll Published by Currier and Ives, 152 Nassau Street, New York (1872-1874), entire view 2

Antique Myriopticon, Panorama, Civil War Battle Scenes, Milton Bradley 
Likely Milton Bradley, Roll Published by Currier and Ives, 152 Nassau Street, New York (1872-1874), scene 1

Antique Myriopticon, Panorama, Civil War Battle Scenes, Milton Bradley 
Likely Milton Bradley, Roll Published by Currier and Ives, 152 Nassau Street, New York (1872-1874), scene 2

Antique Myriopticon, Panorama, Civil War Battle Scenes, Milton Bradley 
Likely Milton Bradley, Roll Published by Currier and Ives, 152 Nassau Street, New York (1872-1874), angle view

SOLD

335-128




Andirons, Period Miniature Andirons for Dollhouse, Signed and Dated
Newark, Delaware, or New Jersey
Date/Period: 1836


Andirons, Period Miniature Andirons for Dollhouse, Signed and Dated Newark, Delaware, or New Jersey, entire view

Measurement: Height: 4.25"; width: 2.875"; depth: 4.25"

Material: Brass, steel

Condition: Fine

Additional Information: A pair of Empire andirons having beautiful white smithed
billets displaying brass inlayed name and date: “1836 – NEWARK”. Probably made for
an affluent girl’s large dollhouse.

$1,200.00

290-70


Andirons, Period Miniature Andirons for Dollhouse, Signed and Dated Newark, Delaware, or New Jersey, entire view 2

Andirons, Period Miniature Andirons for Dollhouse, Signed and Dated Newark, Delaware, or New Jersey, address view 1

Andirons, Period Miniature Andirons for Dollhouse, Signed and Dated Newark, Delaware, or New Jersey, address view 2



Cast Iron Mechanical Toy
Bear and man holding sledge hammers Possibly Anti-Slavery
Original black paint


Antique Toy, Mechanical Toy, Bear and Man with Sledge Hammers, entire view

Sliding mechanism allows figures to strike anvil with hammers.
Dimensions: 4.75-inches high, 13-inches long.

$1,275

232-164


Antique Toy, Mechanical Toy, Bear and Man with Sledge Hammers, with ruler for scale
Antique Toy, Mechanical Toy, Bear and Man with Sledge Hammers, man detail
Antique Toy, Mechanical Toy, Bear and Man with Sledge Hammers, bear detail



Schoenhut Milk Wagon, Alderney Dairy, Original Paint & Milk Case, 6 Bottles
Schoenhut wagons were offered in their 1929 catalog…
Date/Period: Circa 1929


Schoenhut Milk Wagon, Alderney Dairy, Original Paint & Milk Case, 6 Bottles Schoenhut wagons were offered in their 1929 catalog…, entire view 1

Measurement: Height: 11.5"; width: 12.75"; depth: 9"

Material: Painted wood

Condition: Very good original paint, chains, and tacks; as expected, wheels are out-of-
round…no horse, driver, or tongue.

Additional Information: The cart is labeled "Cream Buttermilk, Alderney Milk, Grade A,
Laboratory Controlled & Tuberculin Tested, No. 76" Manufactured by Schoenhut for a
short period of time, this milk wagon was more than likely produced for the Alderney
Dairy Co. on special request. There were approximately nine different milk and bread
wagons manufactured by Schoenhut for various firms. Although a couple of different
models are pictured in their catalogs, most wagons were likely custom orders for
various dairy and bread companies. This version displays lettering on either side with a
large vignette of a cow in the pasture. Rare opening tailgate emblazoned with the word
“Milk” gave access to the crates of milk within. Included is a crate of milk with twelve
bottles. The Abbott family began bottling and selling milk from their Salem, New Jersey,
farm in 1876. The business, which expanded to multiple locations in Philadelphia
around the turn of the 20th century, soon added "Alderney" to the business name.

$1,250.00

1310-144


Schoenhut Milk Wagon, Alderney Dairy, Original Paint & Milk Case, 6 Bottles Schoenhut wagons were offered in their 1929 catalog…, entire view 2

Schoenhut Milk Wagon, Alderney Dairy, Original Paint & Milk Case, 6 Bottles Schoenhut wagons were offered in their 1929 catalog…, entire view 3

Schoenhut Milk Wagon, Alderney Dairy, Original Paint & Milk Case, 6 Bottles Schoenhut wagons were offered in their 1929 catalog…, entire view 4

Schoenhut Milk Wagon, Alderney Dairy, Original Paint & Milk Case, 6 Bottles Schoenhut wagons were offered in their 1929 catalog…, detail view



Rocking Horse, Pennsylvania Shoofly, Carved Horse Head, Original Paint
Date/Period: 19th Century - SOLD


Rocking Horse, Pennsylvania Shoofly, Carved Horse Head, Original Paint, entire view 1

Measurement: Height: 23.5"; length: 48"; width: 21"

Material: Pine, maple, polychrome

Condition: Very good, wear commensurate with age and use.

Additional Information: An exceptional example, an elegant carved head and saddle
over body painted on oversized crescent shape rockers featuring scrolled ends.

SOLD

1409-17


Rocking Horse, Pennsylvania Shoofly, Carved Horse Head, Original Paint, entire view

Rocking Horse, Pennsylvania Shoofly, Carved Horse Head, Original Paint, entire view

Rocking Horse, Pennsylvania Shoofly, Carved Horse Head, Original Paint, entire view 4

Rocking Horse, Pennsylvania Shoofly, Carved Horse Head, Original Paint, entire view 5

Rocking Horse, Pennsylvania Shoofly, Carved Horse Head, Original Paint, head detail



Vintage, Pond Model Sailboat, Great Original Paint
1900-1925ish


Vintage, Pond Model Sailboat, Great Original Paint, entire view 1

Length:32.5"; height: 28.5"; width: 5.5"

Wood, paint, linen sails

A competently constructed pond boat having weighted full
keel. Yellow, green, and red paint is original and displays a good patina; mast, jib boom,
and main boom are varnished. Very good condition with minor sail and rigging
imperfections commensurate with age and use.

$585.00

492-227


Vintage, Pond Model Sailboat, Great Original Paint, entire view 2



Antique Miniature Bucksaw, Great Original
Mustard Yellow Paint 19th century
A working saw in best surface, perhaps a
cabinet maker saw or a boy’s saw.


Antique Toy Buck Saw in Original Yellow Paint, 19th Century, entire view

(11.25 by 9.5 by .25”)

$285.00

110-751




Vintage, Child’s Step Back Cupboard, Toy Size, Painted
Anonymous, circa 1890-1930
Pine, poplar


Vintage, Child’s Step Back Cupboard, Toy Size, Painted
Anonymous, circa 1890-1930
Pine, poplar, entire view 1

Scalloped back featuring shelves, plate rails and pegs above lower case; three
graduated drawers flanked by recessed panel doors…the whole raised on molded base
resting bun feet. Bittersweet paint with black trim over a green primer. Original condition
including turned pulls; as depicted, paint loss to one door…minor flaking.
(Height: 16.5"; width: 14.75"; depth: 5")


Vintage, Child’s Step Back Cupboard, Toy Size, Painted
Anonymous, circa 1890-1930
Pine, poplar, entire view 2

Vintage, Child’s Step Back Cupboard, Toy Size, Painted
Anonymous, circa 1890-1930
Pine, poplar, entire view 3

$495.00

171-135




Child’s Antique Bone Shaker Tricycle, Wood Frame and Wheels, Rare, Excellent
Circa 1870 to 1880
Wooden Kinetic Sculpture; wonderful and original dry surface - SOLD


Antique Child's Bone Shaker Tricycle with Wood Frame and Wheels, Circa 1870 to 1880, angle view

(Original and excellent condition; L: 48”, W: 14.5”, H: 31.5”)

SOLD

1120-62


Antique Child's Bone Shaker Tricycle with Wood Frame and Wheels, Circa 1870 to 1880, entire view
Antique Child's Bone Shaker Tricycle with Wood Frame and Wheels, Circa 1870 to 1880, rear angle



Automaton, Singing Bird in Gilt Brass Cage, Possibly by Bontems
Date/Period: 1890-1910 - SOLD


Automaton, Singing Bird in Gilt Brass Cage, Possibly by Bontems, entire view

Measurement: Height: 11.25"; diameter: 6.25"

Material: Brass, fabric, and feathers; birds head carved of wood

Condition: Still works, bird sings…

Additional Information: Singing feathered bird in case, base impressed
“MADE IN FRANCE”.

SOLD

1385-9


Automaton, Singing Bird in Gilt Brass Cage, Possibly by Bontems, bird detail view

Automaton, Singing Bird in Gilt Brass Cage, Possibly by Bontems, base view



Puzzle, Toy, The Blown-Up Steamer, A Fire Engine Puzzle, Milton Bradley
Springfield, Massachusetts
Date/Period: 1885 - SOLD


Puzzle, Toy, The Blown-Up Steamer, A Fire Engine Puzzle, Milton Bradley Springfield, Massachusetts, entire view

Measurement: Frame: 17" x 14.75"; view: 11" x 9"; box: 6.25" x 5" x 1.5"

Material: Wood, cardboard, paper

Condition: Very good, commensurate with age and use;
creases and crease tear to assembly diagram.

Additional Information: The crosscut puzzle is complete…assembled and mounted
within a 19th century gilt frame. A volunteer fireman sits atop the engine; the engine’s
parts are identified in accordance with the manufacturer’s commitment to the education
of children.

SOLD

176-221


Puzzle, Toy, The Blown-Up Steamer, A Fire Engine Puzzle, Milton Bradley Springfield, Massachusetts, entire view 2

Puzzle, Toy, The Blown-Up Steamer, A Fire Engine Puzzle, Milton Bradley Springfield, Massachusetts, sans frame view

Puzzle, Toy, The Blown-Up Steamer, A Fire Engine Puzzle, Milton Bradley Springfield, Massachusetts, box view

Puzzle, Toy, The Blown-Up Steamer, A Fire Engine Puzzle, Milton Bradley Springfield, Massachusetts, box view 2

Puzzle, Toy, The Blown-Up Steamer, A Fire Engine Puzzle, Milton Bradley Springfield, Massachusetts, box & picture view



Antique Dolls House Desk, Slant Lid, Maker Signed – J. Bubb – Maker
London
Date/Period: Early 19th Century - SOLD


Antique Dolls House Desk, Slant Lid, Maker Signed – J. Bubb – Maker London, entire view

Measurement: Height: 6.75"; width: 6.5"; depth: 3"

Material: Walnut and pine

Condition: Very good, original brass hardware, red stained surface

Additional Information: Rare John Bubb dolls house desk…scratch-beaded lid opens
to rest on lopers revealing interior featuring five cubbies above a pair of short drawers.
Interior writing surface retains tooled calf leather with gold border. Case housing three
drawers on molded base raised on bracket feet. Underside displays makers impressed
mark: “J – BUBB – MAKER”. John Bubb of Southwark, London was a toy and cabinet
maker.

SOLD

1002-370


Antique Dolls House Desk, Slant Lid, Maker Signed – J. Bubb – Maker London, entire view 2

Antique Dolls House Desk, Slant Lid, Maker Signed – J. Bubb – Maker London, entire view 3

Antique Dolls House Desk, Slant Lid, Maker Signed – J. Bubb – Maker London, entire view 4

Antique Dolls House Desk, Slant Lid, Maker Signed – J. Bubb – Maker London, entire view 5

Antique Dolls House Desk, Slant Lid, Maker Signed – J. Bubb – Maker London, brand view




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