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A STEIFF DISPLAY CHIMPANZEE FIREMAN, yellow mohair head, brown and black glass eyes, felt face, ears and hands, open mouth, swivel head, orange-tipped beard, integral blue felt jacket, jointed arms and legs, checked trousers, black leather boots, belt with axe and rope attached, brass buttons, pressed leather helmet with brass crown badge and FF button, 1920s --18in. (45.5cm.) high (some fading and slight wear)
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 1… Read more
A STEIFF DISPLAY CHIMPANZEE FIREMAN, yellow mohair head, brown and black glass eyes, felt face, ears and hands, open mouth, swivel head, orange-tipped beard, integral blue felt jacket, jointed arms and legs, checked trousers, black leather boots, belt with axe and rope attached, brass buttons, pressed leather helmet with brass crown badge and FF button, 1920s --18in. (45.5cm.) high (some fading and slight wear)

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A STEIFF DISPLAY CHIMPANZEE FIREMAN, yellow mohair head, brown and black glass eyes, felt face, ears and hands, open mouth, swivel head, orange-tipped beard, integral blue felt jacket, jointed arms and legs, checked trousers, black leather boots, belt with axe and rope attached, brass buttons, pressed leather helmet with brass crown badge and FF button, 1920s --18in. (45.5cm.) high (some fading and slight wear)
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VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 17.5% on the buyer's premium.

Lot Essay

This item was probably made for an exhibition or shop window display.
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