1 December 2000,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,055
GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
Rare Set 1439 Mammoth Circus Roundabout
with six horses and riders, twist spin mechanism, central pipe organ with ticket kiosk, striped paper canopy and paper frieze on rounding-boards 'Britains Round-a-Bouts & Circus', 1938 (G, canopy frieze rusty and damaged)
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VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price plus buyer's premium.
Formerly from the Burtt R. Ehrlich collection.
Joplin, page 49.
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