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*TIN PAINTED BOOT TRADE SIGN- 19th CENTURY

An early tin three dimensional boot trade sign. Painted red over black with additional  small areas of "touch-up". The boot is probably American, third quarter of 19th century and in wonderful condition. This is a rare piece in really good condition, comes with a strong wall bracket and measures 33" high with an 8"x 7" elliptical top and a 13" long boot. (BCETE) 
List Price:$2000




PAINTED GAME BOARD - 19th CENTURY

A 19th century painted one board game board with a square nailed attached frame. The bittersweet and black paint combination is outstanding and extremely well done. Note the sharpness of the black squares embedded in the bittersweet. Note also the patina on the back which is consistent with a board this age. An impressive board in superb condition.(ACE)
Dimensions: 14 1/2" x 14 1/4"
SOLD


PARCHESSI BOARD 19th CENTURY

A very colorful (greens,reds, yellows) one board 19th century parchessi board. (BHEE)
Dimensions: 18" x 181/8"
List Price: $1900


PUMPKIN & CLARET RED GAME BOARD with DRAWER

A  19th century one board pumpkin & black game board outlined in black  with drawer and legs. Note the stress crack with an old repair as well as the square nails and the wonderful condition of the paint. This board was originally made with the drawer and has the original pull. The board can be hung or can sit on a table. (CTLK)
Dimensions:113/4" x 13"
List Price: $650


UMBER & BLACK SIGNED 1876 NEW HAMPSHIRE GAME BOARD

A nice looking one board raw umber with a touch of orange and black game board. The board is signed E. J. Westgate Meriden N.H. Dec. 12,1876.The frame is square nailed and is in good condition. (BLWKE)
Dimensions:151/4" x 133/4"
List Price: $1550


*BITTERSWEET & BLACK GAME BOARD - 19th CENTURY

A  great looking 19th century one board  bittersweet and black New England game board. The paint is all original and in wonderful condition. The frame is attached with square nails and the back has appropriate oxidation. (BEETE)
Dimensions: 191/2" x 193/4"
List Price: $950


PAINTED GAME BOARD-19th CENTURY

A single board framed game board with black and orange squares. Note that the paint is in excellent condition, the applied molded edge and the oxidation of the back. Excellent condition. (CEDE)
Dimensions: 173/8" x 28"
List Price: $595


Norton Stoneware Jug 1850-1859

A two-gallon stoneware jug with a cobalt jay- like bird with curved legs on a single line or branch. Impressed J&E Norton Bennington VT. J&E Norton dates 1850-1859. The jug has a very minor 1" hairline crack on bottom as shown in the middle photo. Otherwise, it is in good condition.(KTKE)
List Price: $625


*Speaking Dog Mechanical Bank 1885

The patent for the Speaking Dog Bank was issued on July 14,1885 and was first Manufactured by Shepard Hardware Co. of Buffalo, New York. Later J&E Stevens produced the bank. The Shepard version has the distinctive rectangular coin trap (which this one has) and the Stevens Bank has the round trap. The bank is all original and in working condition. (OOK)
Price: $1150


*LION and TWO MONKEYS MECHANICAL BANK

The "Lion and Two Monkeys" mechanical bank was manufactured by Kyser & Rex, Philadelphia, Pa. It was based on a patent issued to Louis Kyser  and Alfred C. Rexon July 17,1883. It should be noted that the monkeys arms are brass. The bank is all original (including the glass eyes) and in working condition. Note the great paint. (BOKE)
Price: $2250


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