Smalls & Miscellany

1950's "Action Ad" Electric Neon Advertising Clock
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Description: Wood case electric clock with blue neon framing. Action motion advertising cards flip to display hand-painted polychromatic ads. Electric clock with large numbers. Original paper instruction label on back panel. Metal manufacturer's plate in front case.  
Materials: Wood case. Electric clock. Neon light. Cardboard hand-painted ad cards.

Dimensions: Height: 12-1/2". Width: 24". Depth: 7-1/4".
Locality and Period: Chicago. c.1950's.
Comments: Working clock, neon and mechanically flipping advertising cards.
Price: $595.00

Antique Underwood & Underwood "Sun Sculpture" Stereoscope Card Hand-held Viewer
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Description: Hand held device to hold and view stereoscope cards. 
Materials: Metal eye cup. Glass optics. Wood frame & turned handle.

Dimensions: Height: 8". Width: 12-1/2". Depth: 6-7/8".
Locality and Period: New York. c.1901.
Comments: Fancy engraved metal eye cup. Clear optics. Nicely turned handle.
Price: $95.00

Antique "Rowsell's Graphoscope" Stereoscope Viewer
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Materials: Mahogany. Brass hardware. Glass lenses.

Dimensions: Height: 4-3/4". Width: 9-3/8". Length: 15-3/4".
Locality and Period: .England. c.1875.
Comments: Based on the 1864 patent of Charles John Rowsell. This model is the stereoscope, not including the mono-lense. Sold by "Murray & Heath, Jermyn Street, London"
Price: $295.00

Antique Taxidermy Turtle Pin/Trinket Copper Tray
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Description: Taxidermy turtle with copper pin/trinket tray in top shell. 
Materials: Taxidermy turtle. Copper tray.

Dimensions: Height: 1-7/8". Width: 4". Depth: 6-7/8".
Locality and Period: Found in Missouri. c.1900.
Comments: Professional grade taxidermy work in excellent, complete condition with copper tray in top shell.
Price: $149.00

Circa 1930's "Penny-Pack" Trade Stimulator Reel Slot Machine by Daval Manufacturing Company
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Description: Trade stimulator that operates in the manner of a reel slot machine by inserting a penny and pulling down the arm. The mechanical reel roller stops aligning icons of cigarette packs that relates to the winning combination. Each penny inserted also allows the player to receive a gumball. Original paint and graphics. 
Materials: Cast metal case. Original paint. Original working interior mechanics.

Dimensions: Height: 10-3/4". Width: 10". Depth: 8-1/2".
Locality and Period: Daval Manufacturing Company, Chicago. c.1930's.
Comments: Fun, operating trade stimulator that was found in general stores, saloons and drug stores to keep customers in the establishment longer.
Price: ***SOLD***

Antique Room Size 13' X 9'-10" Oriental Rug
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Description: Large, hand woven rug in vibrant blue, red, tan, gold, cream and yellow geometric patterns, edged in deep blue with a beige fringe.
Materials: Dyed wool.
Dimensions: Length: 13'. Width: 9'-10".
Locality and Period: Unknown maker. c.1900,
Comments: Rich colors in vibrant geometric patterns. No condition problems.
Price: ***SALE*** WAS: $695.00 NOW: $500.00

Tall Antique Wood & Cast Iron Coffee Grinder
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Description: Coffee grinder in wooden box with finger joined corners. Cast iron grinder mechanism with cast iron crank having a hardwood knob. Cast iron side handle. Wood catch drawer below.
Materials: Wood. Cast iron.
Dimensions: Height: 12-1/2". Width: 8". Depth: 7".
Locality and Period: Unknown manufacturer. c.1890.
Comments: Clean working condition for grinding your morning coffee beans.
Price: $105.00

South Bend No.359 Split Bamboo 8-1/2' Fly Fishing Rod
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Description: 4 piece split bamboo fly fishing rod having 2 tippets (1 repaired). Cork grip with patented "Comficient Grip" and metal reel seat and rings. Patent # 1,931,303 on grip (1933). Cloth sock and metal tube case.
Materials: Split bamboo. Cork grip. Metal ferrules and reel seat.
Dimensions: Length: 8-1/2'.
Locality and Period: South Bend, Indiana. c.1933.
Comments: Nice rod from the "Golden Age" of fly fishing with original protective cloth sock and metal tube case.
Price: $125.00

Weber Costello 18" Globe & Stand Circa 1925
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Description: 18" world terrestial globe in walnut stand. Coated paper gores by G.W. Bacon & Co. Ltd., over plaster. Oceans in light pea green with ocean currents and analemma. Cast iron full ring merridian laid into cradle in walnut floor stand with horizon ring. Time dial at North Pole. Shows Constantinople (pre-1930) rather than Istanbul. Shows Oslo as capital of Norway (1925 on), but no Central Australia (1926) thus placing date at circa 1925. 
Materials: Paper over plaster globe. Walnut floor stand.
Dimensions: Height: 39". Width: 23". Depth: 23".
Locality and Period: Chicago. c.1925.
Comments: Rare example of best globe of the period. Light soiling of surface with some discoloration and chipping. 2-1/2" repair to the area of middle east of Persia and Arabia.
Price: Please call for pricing 660-259-4231

Vintage Taxidermy Grey Goose in Flight
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Description: Taxidermy grey goose in flight mounted on wooden wall plaque.
Materials: Taxidermy goose. Wooden wall mount.
Dimensions: Wing tip to wing tip: 48". Head to tail: 29".
Locality and Period: Taken by Missouri resident. c.1970.
Comments: Beautiful plumage in excellent condition.
Price: ***SALE*** WAS: $189.00, NOW: $119.00