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French coin operated magician musical automaton, the embossed brass coin slot cover inscribed La Perle D'or (the golden pearl), the composition figure with a tin top hat, bisque hands and a cloth outfit, the magician lifts a box to reveal a checkerboard with a white ball which disappears and becomes a red ball when the box is raised and lowered in what appears to be the original fitted wooden carry case with handwritten French language directions, 12'' h., 9'' w.


Currently working, redressed.

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French coin operated magician musical automaton

Estimate $800 - $1,200Dec 7, 2018