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A VINTAGE GERMAN PAINTED TIN STEAM POWERED MODEL BOAT, POSSIBLY BING, CIRCA, 1923,

with two masts flanking two smokestacks and realistically detailed with miniature multi level deck, steering, lifeboats, passenger areas within railing throughout, opening to reveal an interior fitted with a steam mechanism and removable tin heating container, within a sleek tapering hull mounted with rudder and propellor opposite the bow decorated with raised scrolling foliage. Height: 15 1/4" Length: 22"  Depth: 4 1/4" 

Condition:

Good Condition, a few dings, bent poles, lacking one flag, flaking paint in a few areas. Paint is modern.

Estimate: $600 - $800
Price Realized
$1,200
02/16/2020

 

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