London, South Kensington
15 December 2003
A Märklin Ladies Toilet 'Damen'
Cat. Ref. 2594, handpainted in grey and shades of green with pink interior and woodgrain door, fitted with hinged lid toilet, mirror, paper roll and soap dispenser, other details include small storage cupboard and 'Vacant' and 'Occupied' sliding signs on door 15.5 cm. (6 1/8in.) long, circa 1910 (VG, some minor paint touching to base and bottom edge of structure)
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