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Sporting, Military and Historical Memorabilia(#422) 22/05/2013 2:00 PM AWST CLOSED!

Lot 804 of 667: FERNAND MARTIN TIN TOY "LE POMPLER", c1900. The Fireman climbing toy, no.197. Complete with ladder, fireman and box.The finest example of this toy we can find. Considering it's age, it is as close to mint as found. The ladder has some small wear marks, and the box is in reasonable shape with original label. Fernand Martin Paris, France, 1887-1919. Widely copied maker of amusing double-action tin mechanicals. This is the original and first incarnation of this toy.

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Lot closed - Price Realized:$600
Estimate: $800 - $1,200

Sporting, Military and Historical Memorabilia(#422)  22/05/2013 2:00 PM AWST  CLOSED!