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DoneSat, May 21, 2016 8:00 AM GMT
Koeln, DE

138th: Science & Technology, Automata & Toys

Auction Team Breker presents Master Pieces of Technical Inventions, Technical Antiques of all kinds - Early Calculators, Chipher Machines and Typewriters: Excellent replica of world's first mechanical calculator by Blaise Pascal, several Hagelin cipher machines, »USSR Fialka M-135-3«, »3-Rotor Enigma, »Malling-Hansen Writing Ball«, »Sholes & Glidden«, »Hammonia«, »Edison?s Mimeograph No. 3« * Rare Scientific Instruments * Telegraphs and Telephones including »Edison?s Stock Ticker« * Mechanical Music Instruments: »Original Lochmann Disc Orchestrion«, »Symphonion Automatic Disc Changer No. 120S«, Reed and Pipe Orchestral Musical Box, c. 1880, »The Autofono Prototype Jukebox« by Oberlin Smith * Fine selection of Singing Bird Automata, including bird boxes by Rochat and Bruguier, an Art-Deco singing bird alarm clock by Marguerat and a gilt-bronze and porcelain bird cage by Bontems. * Musical Doll Automata by Vichy, including the very rare pair of »Ethiopian Musicians« and the »Buste Japonais« smoker. A menagerie of mechanical animals by Roullet et Decamps, several from the Dasmps family collection * Tin Toys including a large »Märklin Steam Engine 4128/94«, »Submarine 5081/57«, and much, much more...