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FERNAND MARTIN FRENCH SQUIRREL-IN-CAGE TIN MECHANICAL TOY, featuring a squirrel figure in a rotating wheel cage attached to a yellow and orange house enclosing winding clockwork mechanism. Embossed "MARQUE DEPOSEE / ARTICLE FRANCAIS / No 138" and "F.M. [...]" marks to side of wheel. First quarter 20th century. 8 5/8" W, 3 3/4" D, 5" HOA.
Expected wear and some other imperfections including scattered denting, bending to wire on wheel cage, minor losses to finish, and corrosion. Not currently working.
Provenance: The Jack and Tommie Marsh collection, Columbia, SC.

Condition

Expected wear and some other imperfections including scattered denting, bending to wire on wheel cage, minor losses to finish, and corrosion. Not currently working.

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FERNAND MARTIN FRENCH SQUIRREL-IN-CAGE TIN MECHANICAL

Estimate $80 - $120Jun 21