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Magic Show - Small Boy Wearing Top Hat Presenting a Magic Valentine Trick Valentine Couple Hiding under Mechanical Umbrella
Price: $10.00
Price: $12.00
Small Boy Wearing Top Hat Presenting Couple Hiding  under Mechanical Umbrella
Tuxedo, Top Hat, and Umbrella - Mechanical Young Man Carrying a Valentine Greeting Mechanical Valentine - Girl with three Expressions, Happy, Mad, and Surprised
Price: $12.00
Price: $14.00
Tuxedo, Top Hat, and Umbrella Girl with three Faces, Happy, Mad, and Surprised
Mechanical Valentine Girl with Baby Carriage - Come for a Ride? The Jointed Paper Doll Family by Carolyn Chester, Jean’s Young-Lady- Sister, April 1913
Price: $14.00
Price: $20.00
The Jointed Paper Doll Family
Mechanical Valentine Girl with Baby Carriage The Jointed Paper Doll Family Series by Carolyn Chester was found in The Woman’s Magazine in 1913.
Mechanical Valentine Girl Going Fishing for Men or Fish? Set of Mechanical Valentines - Girl Polishing her Nails, Boy Brushing his hair. Is this a Valentine Date?
Price: $20.00
Price: $20.00
Valentine Girl Going Fishing for Men or Fish? Girl polishing her Nails, Boy Brushing his hair.
Valentine -Two Mechanical Bonnet Girls with Dresses, Bowes and Secret Messages Mechanical Hat Valentine Dandy -Tuck
Price: $20.00
Price: $22.00
Valentine -Two Mechanical Bonnet Girls with Dresses Mechanical Hat Valentine Dandy -Tuck
Uncut Lion Paper Toy Kitchen Klenzer Circus 1932 The Dancing Chinaman—An Amusing Cut-Out 1909, A Jointed Paper Doll
Price: $25.00
Price: $25.00
Uncut Lion Paper Toy Kitchen Klenzer Circus 1932 The Dancing Chinaman—An Amusing Cut-Out 1909, A Jointed Paper Doll
Unpunched premium for Kitchen Klenzer by Fitzpatrick Bros. Inc - Lion. An uncut 9 ½” x 14 ½”newspaper comic sheet with a jointed paper doll to cut and construct.
Mechanical 'Copper' #14 Looking Tough on Valentine’s Day - I want to COP your Heart Uncut Zebra Paper Toy Kitchen Klenzer Circus 1932
Price: $25.00
Price: $30.00
Uncut Zebra Paper Toy Kitchen Klenzer Circus 1932
Mechanical Copper #14 Looking Bad Ass on Valentine’s Day Zebra - Kitchen Klenzer by Fitzpatrick Bros. advertising premium cut out.
Mechanical Valentine Magician with Parrot is trying a Trick with Monkey and Mice Embossed Die-cut Paper Toys - Wild Animals - Lion Family & Hyaena
Price: $35.00
Price: $35.00
Mechanical Valentine Magician An intricately detailed little group of embossed die-cut card stock toys.  Includes a lion, lioness and two cuts, who appear somewhat docile with a nearby dish of milk.  It also includes a less then docile  hyeana who has presumably grabbed meat from the wagon.   c1900.  Light wear. The lion measures 4 1/2” x 3”.
Walt Disney StudiosMickey Mouse Waddle Book: The Story Book with Characters that Come Out and WalkApplewood Books.Bedford, MA.1992 Peterli rat! c1890s German Lotto Style Counting Game c 1900
Price: $35.00
Price: $40.00
Peterli rat! c1890s German Lotto Style Counting Game c 1900
unpaginated. Illustrated applied hard cover, color illustrated end pages, black and white and color illustrations by Walt Disney Studios, color punch out characters for Mickey Mouse, Tanglefoot, Pluto, and Minnie Mouse (Mickey Mouse has been removed). An exciting story of the new horse, Tanglefoot, that Mickey and Minnie  buy. They accept a bet that he can beat Farmer Goat's horse 10 1/4" x 7 3/4". Mickey Mouse character punched out and not included A 10” x 13” boxed game with applied litho label.  It is Peterli rat! – Lustiges Gesellschaftsspiel fur grosse u. kleine Kinder (social game for children young and old). c1900.
Who Knows? A Scripture Game. Published by Milton Bradley Co. Springfield, MA. Susie Goes Shopping, Lowe #5803. Lowe. 1958
Price: $40.00
Price: $40.00
Who Knows? A Scripture Game.  Published by Milton Bradley Co. Springfield, MA.
Scripture Game of WHO KNOWS by Mrs. J. A. Thurber 1869. Biblical parlor game. The front cover states that it is a "Fun Folio [that] contains all these things -- Play coins and bills, Wonder Slate and stylus, Illustrated Story 'n Fun Book, Do-It-Yourself Toys, and a Wipe off Magic Window on the back cover." There are three booklets, or rather small activity books included are "A-MAZE-ing Fun", "Puzzles to Do ", and  "Pencil Games are Fun!" There are two pages of un-punched out pieces that make a merry-go-round that turns. And some uncut money bills and coins. The folio has two interior pockets to store all these pieces. This is Lowe # 5803. There is some slight cover wear. The three booklets are stapled together. The wonder slate is no longer functions as the surface material has cracked over time. The left interior pocket has an intact tear on it. The punch out pages are missing one piece. Measures 12" x 10 1/2".
New England Botanic Medical & Surgical Journal. Semi-Monthly. Calvin Newton, M.D., Editor and Proprietor. Vol. III. No. 9. Worcester. Printed by Henry J. Howland. 1849. Divided Proverbs, A new, Amusing, and Instructive Game for Everybody, But Especially Intended for Teachers and Students of the English, German, French and Spanish Languages. Published and for sale by The Phonographic Institute, Cincinnati, O. Copyright
Price: $45.00
Price: $45.00
New England Botanic Medical & Surgical Journal.  Semi-Monthly.  Calvin Newton, M.D., Editor and Proprietor.  Vol. III. No. 9. Worcester.  Printed by Henry J. Howland. 1849.
New EnglandBotanic Medical & Surgical Journal.  Semi-Monthly.  Calvin Newton, M.D., Editor and Proprietor.  Vol. III. No. 9. Worcester.  Printed by Henry J. Howland. 1849. 2 sets of cards--each printed in 4 languages. Set 1 is the first half of the proverb; Set 2 contains the conclusion to the proverb.
Henderson’s Boots and Shoes Adv. Premium “Red School House” Paper Cutout School w People Play Set c1910. My Smallest Doll's Room - Fishery Seaside German c1930
Price: $60.00
Price: $75.00
Henderson’s Boots and Shoes My Smallest Doll's Room
Henderson boots and shoes advertising premium, advertising premium, red school house shoes, paper play set, vintage paper doll An uncut four fold paper doll set and it's original envelope. Made in Germany 10305.  In the uncut state measures 3 1/4" x 13 1/2".
Uncut Playset - Six Kut-up Toys – All Mechanical, illustrated by Medford Thorne. Fisherman, Sawyers, Pin-wheel, Elephant, Duck Rocker, and Tiger and Monk. Copyright 1930 Set of 5 Die-cut Alpine Figures with Horse & Donkey Decorated for a Festival c1900
Price: $75.00
Price: $75.00
Uncut Playset Set of 5 Die-cut Alpine Figures with Horse & Donkey Decorated for a Festival c1900
Six heavy card stock mechanical toys in a paper wrapper.  Kut-up Toys, All Mechanical  for Boys and Girls, New, Novel, Durable by Mechanical Kut-Up Toy Co., Manufacturers, Los Angeles, CA. 5 different embossed die-cut Alpine figures dressed in festival attire.  All appear to be poised to dance. The women in dirndl skirts and the men in lederhosen all adorned with flowers
The Big Book For Peace Book Cover, Illustrated by Maurice Sendak as a Jigsaw Puzzle. Group of 9 Gouache Wentzel (?) Paper French Infantry Soldiers 1870s
Price: $75.00
Price: $115.00
A 10 1/2" x 8" wooden jigsaw puzzle with applied litho depicting the cover of The Big Book for Peace. Printed signature at base, Maurice Sendak '89.  Two tips of one piece lacking.  Discoloration right lower margin Nine (9) gouache paper soldiers Believe to be French Infantry Soldiers. c1870s. Most like printed by F. Wenzel
McLoughlin Bros. Game of Bear Hunt Board 1870 Hank Hart Pals on Our Farm. New York,Animated Book Company,1944 . ..
Price: $125.00
Price: $125.00
McLoughlin Bros. Game of Bear Hunt Board 1870
The front has an applied label depicting a bear and cubs in the woods with a hunter in the tree. Diorama-style children’s book with ten (10) die-cut movable animals A 11 1/2" x 9' ” heavy card stock fold-out diorama-style barnyard scene. Includes ten (10)  different easel back, mechanical animals, each with a printed verse. They are Wooley the Sheep, Gobbie the Turkey, Dobbin the Farm Horse, Hissie the Goose, Gruntie the Pig, Shep the Dog, Rex the Pony and Mooey the Cow, plus a die-cut donkey with a duck and a goat with a chicken. Complete. . Wear from handling, intact tear at base of fold-out.
My smallest doll's room - Furnished Nursery with several dolls for dressing and nice toys for same. In six different designs. Germany, c1930s. . .. My Real Doll House, with Cut-Out and Stand-Up Illustrations and Colored Lithograph. Saalfield Publishing Company.Akron, Ohio.c1910
Price: $125.00
Price: $125.00
An uncut four-fold paper doll set with its original envelope. It is the Furnished Nursery with Several Dolls for Dressing and nice toys for same. It is one of six different designs for the My Smallest Doll's Room. Made in Germany 10300. When uncut measures 3 ¼” x 13 ½”. The two fold scene has six "slit marks" for placement of the dolls, their costumes and accessories. light toning on envelope My Real Dollhouse is an activity book where each page when cut out and properly folded makes one room of the doll house. Along with the directions the following rooms are included the Kitchen, the Garden, the Play-Room Circus, the Living-Room, the Nursery, the Dining Room. The rooms are wonderfully charming colored lithographs depicting scenes in each room. The covers There are no dolls with this book. Measures 13" x 10". Heavy edge wear. The covers themselves are soiled and partially detached and the back cover has a section that is fully detached. The interior pages are fully detached, and the direction sheet is toned and brittle due to age. The rooms themselves have some edge wear and  are tone, and cut out. There are crease marks where they were folded in order to make them stand, and in some cases there are slight tears along these folds.
Stirling L Bemis. Two Flight Logs of Stirling L Bemis, Pilot during the Burma Campaign of WWII, 1937-1944. Air Associates INC.Melrose, Massachusetts.1937-1943 The Three Bears Model Cut-outs. England: Philmar Lt., c1930s. Copyright M1/3234.
Price: $125.00
Price: $135.00
Two flight log books from a pilot named Stirling L Bemis from Melrose, Massachusetts. The first log book goes from July 1937 through June 1941. The first several lines of the book summarizes his flight times from 1937 to July 1939 as this log book is a replacement for a lost log book. Afterwards the book continues to detail Bemis' almost daily flights. The second log book picks up where the first one left off in June of 1941 and continues to June 1944. With each entry the following categories are normally filled in: Date, Make and Model, Certificate Number, Engine, Locations, Remarks & Rating, Hours, Instruction Time, and Dual or Solo times. Some of the types of planes flown by Bemis are as follows: Stinson, Piper Cub, Cub Coupe, Curtiss Robin, Travelairc, Luscombe, Taylorcraft, J5 Cub Cruiser, Pitcarin,Aeronca, Army Fairchilde PT19, Army Fairchilde PT19A, Culver Cadet, Link Trainer,  Curtiss C-46 Commando (aka Condor III), and a  Douglas C-47 Skytrain. While the majority of the flights in the first book are local flights in and around Massachusetts and the surrounding states, it also details the various flight tests Bemis took as he received various different classes of pilot licenses. He went from Private, to Limited to Commercial. Of note is a forced down on take off that Bemis managed due to some damage to the gasoline line. In the back of the log it list his total hours of the log book and his employment record along with his salary. He worked for King Aviation, Atlantic Airways, C.D. Bemis, US Department of Justice, US Treasury Department, and Maritime Shipping Corp. Additionally there are two small photographs. The first is presumably of Bemis and his two children, and the second of two unidentified men standing by a military aircraft denoted by the insignia of a star with a stripe on either side.   Click on the following link to view the item: https://goo.gl/photos/rsLEr5bqAW9cQros6 The second log book continues on in a similar manner until December of 1941. On December 7, Bemis notes the attack on Pearl Harbor. These small remarks continue as war is declared on December 8th, and on December 9th he filed for a certificate of reinstatement in the Armed Forces. As of January 1942 it appears as though Bemis was working for the Air Corps Ferrying Command, flying supplies, personnel, and the delivering the planes themselves for Allied forces. By February 1944 Bemis was participating in the South-East Asian theater of World War II, more specially the Burma Campaign on the Northern Front. It does not appear that Bemis was a fighter pilot as according to his logs he flew both the C-46 and C-47, which were military transport aircrafts. Of note during this time is when on May 13 1944 he had to bail out over North Burma and face a 17 day walk back to the base. The log abruptly stops on June 29th 1944, however Bemis did survive the war. Captain Stirling L Bemis, died in November 1958 in Alaska. The logs have a black cloth cover with "Pilot's Flight Log" stamped on the front. Both logs measure 7 1/2" x 5 1/2" and were published by Air Associates INC. Both logs have some very minor edge wear due to rubbing, and a few small stains. One of the interior pages of the first log has some toning on it due to a pasted in new clippings of an article discussing his forced down on take off. Otherwise fine. A 12" x 10" litho on heavy stock folio. Includes four (4) sheets to cut and construct according to instructions published throughout. Addition pieces on the back cover. Light wear. Very Good..
Little Leprechaun Valentine Mechanical Marionette Toy - Raphael Tuck Unpunched Boxed Set - Puppet Parade - “The most Fascinating and Beautiful Toy in Existence”, Reed Toy 1943
Price: $175.00
Price: $200.00
Valentine Marionette - Leprechaun
An 11" x 9" embossed die-cut mechanical marionette paper toy by Raphael Tuck & Sons. Ltd. An 18” x 12” x 1 1/2” box containing “ Puppet Parade - The  most Fascinating and Beautiful Toy in Existence” A Reed Toy, Paper Products Division,  Electric Coproration of America,  Copyright 1943.  The set includes A t22” high x 25” wide x 18” deep Puppet Parade Stage with 12 different acts and scenery for each.  The 25 characters include The Terrific Trio, Mr. . and Mrs. Bones, Pete and Repete, Midnight Masters, Comrade Borscht, Han ‘n Eggs, Smoothie Smith, Shirley Screech, Professor Discord, Madame Lotta Song, Honeybelle Lee and Henry Highpitch..  Lacking one sheet - Honeybelle Lee and Shirley Screech., otherwise complete including promotional paper wrap on box.  Some wear.   There is also an instruction sheet for assembly and narratives regarding the characters and a play.  The characters  as designed in various forms and would be of interest to those who collect mechanical paper.  Some have articulated joints, others movable eyes, “3-d” bodies, etc.  Quite a charming set.
12” Die-cut Embossed Victorian Scrap - Father Christmas Santa Claus Morality Wooden & Litho Jigsaw Puzzle- Anthropomorphic Dog and Fox. n.d. c1860s
Price: $250.00
Price: $275.00
A 12 1/2” high embossed die-cut Victorian Santa Claus or Father Christmas donning a red hooded robe with white fur trim.  His baskets are brimming with toys and a small Christmas bush.  He carries a bundle of packages on one arm and walks with a cane. Condition: overall excellent. Two small intact separations. An 8 1/2" x 13" hand finished litho on wood jig-saw puzzle with a six )6) vignette morality lesson  discussed by an anthropomorphic dog and fox.  Printed in French. Matted and framed.
Remembrances of Spain Litho on Wood Jigsaw Puzzle. Watercolor Prototype for Paper Doll Book – The TWINS in the Garden & on the Farm cut-out Book 1940s-50s . ..
Price: $275.00
Price: $275.00
An 8 3/4" x  13 1/8" hand finished litho on wood. Six (6) vignettes activities seen on a visit to Spain.   Printed in French. German and Spanish.  Matted and framed. A 5” x 6 ½” six (6) page watercolor prototype. The cover depicting a scene of children on a flower lined path. Includes pages of costumes, farm animals, garden and barn yard scenes. No illustrator noted. . slight wear
7” Watercolor paper doll w 15 handmade costumes. C1900. .. Mechanical Lotto Cards
Price: $300.00
Price: $375.00
Mechanical Lotto Cards
Lovely well executed young women paper doll dressed in a slip, black stockings and a hair bow.  Costumes with a wide array of design elements and style.  Includes one tissue paper dress – the remainder are watercolor.  Includes all of the fashion of the day including a middy dress with bloomers, sailor dress, pleated and flounced dress with bead decoration, dress with geometric design and pleats, one with a pinafore, lace color and ruffled base and many others. . Each card from a French lotto set has four (4) mechanical parts, that move to reveal the lotto numbers
Mechanical Lotto Cards. .. Our Peepshow. Ernest Nister.London.1897
Price: $375.00
Price: $400.00
Each card from a French lotto set has four (4) mechanical parts, that move to reveal the lotto numbers. Great whimsy.Measures 5 ¼” x 8 5/8”.  Light edge wear. Unpaginated. Introduction by F.E. Weatherly. c1897. Three (3) double page pop-ups including Neddy’s Friends (farm scene), Bunny-kin Town, and Wild Indians. The first scene has creases in donkey's head and dog leashes at fold. Second (center) pop-up detached (pulled away from staples) from book, but present. Cover and edge wear from handling. Light warping on cover. Measures 7" x 7 1/2".
Eugen Reichenbach. Lustige Gesellschaft. Theo Strosfer.Nurnberg.1894 Thames Tunnel Peep Show Sold in the Tunnel c1851.
Price: $950.00
Price: $1,000.00
Unnumbered pages.  Cloth on board with applied chromolithograph . Eight (8) rhyming stories, each accompanied by a changing view picture puzzle.  All mechanisms functioning.  Few changing view pages pulled away from text block. Measures 12 3/4" x 10" .. A four chamber hand colored peep show housed in a folio with Thames Tunnel applied to the marbled cover. An applied cut-out of Man of War is on the front of the tunnel with a hole at center for viewing the promenaders within.  This little peep show is the one that was actually sold in the tunnel itself.  The inside of the folio cover has a printed Brief Account of the Thames Tunnel. The Tunnel opened in 1843.  .  According to this   document by July 1851 over 9,943,790 people had passed through the  Tunnel. Measures 5 1/2"  x 4" .  Heavy cover wear.