Lot 1: Painted tin airship carousel steam toy accessory
15th June 2019
Painted tin airship carousel steam toy accessory, having a double canopy with three painted tin hot air balloons, the larger canopy with six Distler painted tin penny toy airplanes and dirigibles, the center with a painted tin figural woman holding a flag, 17" h. Pictured in Morton A. Hirschberg Steam Toys - A Symphony in Motion, page 226. Provenance: Atlanta Toy Museum; Morton A. Hirschberg Steam Toy Collection. Woman finial is overpainted and re-attached to the ball, structure appears to be an old overpaint.
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