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1¢ Roovers Bros. Mlle. Zita Fortune Teller Machine

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1¢ Roovers Bros. Mlle. Zita Fortune Teller Machine
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This rare floor model machine features a silver haired Madame Zita fortune teller automaton who, at the crank of the handle, pulls a lever with one hand and turns to grab the dispensed fortune card with the other, dropping it down the chute for the operator to collect. Roover's Brothers originally produced this fortune telling card vendor between 1895 and 1904. Figure shows some wear due to age. Includes keys. Many reproductions were made of the Mlle. Zita, but only several originals exist, this being one of the best! Condition (Excellent). Size 74" x 16-1/2" x 18"
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1¢ Roovers Bros. Mlle. Zita Fortune Teller Machine

Estimate $30,000 - $50,000
Jan 31, 2016
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Starting Price $7,500
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1195: 1¢ Roovers Bros. Mlle. Zita Fortune Teller Machine

Sold for $175,000
107 Bids
Est. $30,000 - $50,000Starting Price $7,500
Coin-Up & Advertising Sale Day 2
Jan 31, 2016 12:00 PM EST
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Lot 1195 Details

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This rare floor model machine features a silver haired Madame Zita fortune teller automaton who, at the crank of the handle, pulls a lever with one hand and turns to grab the dispensed fortune card with the other, dropping it down the chute for the operator to collect. Roover's Brothers originally produced this fortune telling card vendor between 1895 and 1904. Figure shows some wear due to age. Includes keys. Many reproductions were made of the Mlle. Zita, but only several originals exist, this being one of the best! Condition (Excellent). Size 74" x 16-1/2" x 18"

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