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GERMAN HAND-WIND MECHANICAL TOY “THE LITTLE MUSICIANS” BY ZINNER & SOHNE. Marks: S PB H 3600 (heads). 11 ½” W. 13” H. Two 9” German bisque jesters by Schoenau & Hoffmeister having bisque heads with inset blue glass eyes, open mouth, curly mohair wig, wooden block torso with wire armature affixed to wooden hands and feet, each dressed in original costume, standing atop a paper-covered wooden platform with hand- wind porcelain crank; when turned the music begins to play as each doll performs musical movement. Commentary: Circa 1890, delightful and all-original presentation, excellent working condition. Estimate: $1400/1800.

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Estimate $1,400 - $1,800Oct 30, 2016
Oak Grove, MO, USA