December 07, 2018 06:00 PM EST Downingtown, PA


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Robert Clay clockwork patent model The Crying Baby

Robert J. Clay brass clockwork patent model"The Crying Baby", with original hang tag, inscribed No. 122707, Patented Janry 16th, 1872, Robt. F. Clay - toy for producing a crying sound and a string tag inscribed R. J. Clay - Speaking toy - received August 5th 1871 - issue, mechanism - 4 3/4" x 2 1/4". Clay's firm the Automatic Toy Company was purchased by Edward Ives in 1887.

Condition:

Currently working, very good condition.

Estimate: $400 - $600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$427
12/07/2018

 

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