December 07, 2019 09:00 AM EST Downingtown, PA


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Unusual coin operated animated barber shop diorama

Unusual coin operated animated barber shop diorama, with tin placard, inscribed S. E. Waite - Maker, having a complex clockwork movement with two barbers and men in barber chairs, one using a tonic bottle, the other cutting with scissors, with a figure popping in the front door, spider and a hat dropping from the ceiling, two figures in the second story windows move side to side, spittoon slides under chair, 23" h., 23 3/4" w.

Condition:

Movement works however not all features operate with some loose connections, also movement is not triggered by dropping nickel.

Estimate: $500 - $800
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,250
12/07/2019

 

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