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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
Magic Show - Small Boy Wearing Top Hat Presenting a Magic Valentine Trick Valentine Couple Hiding under Mechanical Umbrella
Small Boy Wearing Top Hat Presenting Couple Hiding  under Mechanical Umbrella
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
Mechanical Valentine Girl with Baby Carriage - Come for a Ride? 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.
Set of Mechanical Valentines - Girl Polishing her Nails, Boy Brushing his hair. Is this a Valentine Date? Valentine -Two Mechanical Bonnet Girls with Dresses, Bowes and Secret Messages
Price: $20.00
Price: $20.00
Set of Mechanical Valentines - Girl Polishing her Nails, Boy Brushing his hair. Is this a  Valentine Date? Valentine -Two Mechanical Bonnet Girls with Dresses, Bowes and Secret Messages
Girl polishing her Nails, Boy Brushing his hair. Valentine -Two Mechanical Bonnet Girls with Dresses
The Dancing Chinaman—An Amusing Cut-Out 1909, A Jointed Paper Doll Mechanical 'Copper' #14 Looking Tough on Valentine’s Day - I want to COP your Heart
Price: $25.00
Price: $25.00
The Dancing Chinaman—An Amusing Cut-Out 1909, A Jointed Paper Doll Mechanical 'Copper' #14 Looking Tough on Valentine’s Day - I want to COP your Heart
An uncut 9 ½” x 14 ½”newspaper comic sheet with a jointed paper doll to cut and construct. Mechanical Copper #14 Looking Bad Ass on Valentine’s Day
Mechanical Valentine Magician with Parrot is trying a Trick with Monkey and Mice 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.
Price: $35.00
Price: $45.00
Mechanical Valentine Magician with Parrot is trying a Trick with Monkey and Mice 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.
Mechanical Valentine Magician 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.
Kellogg's Funny Jungleland: Moving Pictures . Kellogg Company.Battle Creek, Mich..1932 Armour's Star Armour's Star Frankfurters Links of Goodness - Mechanical Hot Dog Bun. ..1905
Price: $45.00
Price: $55.00
 Kellogg's Funny Jungleland: Moving Pictures . Kellogg Company.Battle Creek, Mich..1932 Armour's Star   Armour's Star Frankfurters Links of Goodness - Mechanical Hot Dog Bun. ..1905
The book features six (6) pages of sliced animals in 6 pieces to provide numerous, hilarious combinations of heads, bodies and feet when flipped about. There are also little verses that pair with the illustrations that give some context, which also happen to mention Kellogg's various cereal products as well. Measures 8" x 6". . The front panel features a drawn colored illustration of men, women, and an automobile waiting in line for Armour's Star Frankfurters. The inside panels features a colored illustration of a pop-up roll revealing a frankfurter inside a bun. Below the pop-up are a few paragraphs promoting the hot dog. The rest of the inside panels are dedicated to six recipes that utilize Star Frankfurters in them. The recipes listed are: Star Frankfurters and Potato Salad, Star Frankfurter Rolls, Cooking Star Frankfurters, Star Frankfurters and Baked Potatoes, Casserole of Star Frankfurters and Potatoes, and Roasted Star Frankfurters. Next to the recipe is another colored illustration depicting a plate of frankfurters and an unopened a package. On the back cover the numbers 120722 are printed along with "patent pending." Measures 5" x 3" (folded), 11 1/2" x 3" (unfolded).
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 Hank Hart Pals on Our Farm. New York,Animated Book Company,1944 . ..
Price: $75.00
Price: $125.00
Uncut Playset  Hank Hart Pals on Our  Farm. New York,Animated Book Company,1944 . ..
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. 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.
Little Leprechaun Valentine Mechanical Marionette Toy - Raphael Tuck Massachusetts Boatman's Meticulous Journal containing Milage, Expenses, and Records of Trips for the Polaris, 1911-1919. F. W. Barry, Beale & Co..Boston, MA.1911
Price: $175.00
Price: $175.00
Valentine Marionette - Leprechaun  Massachusetts Boatman's Meticulous Journal containing  Milage, Expenses, and Records of Trips for the Polaris, 1911-1919. F. W. Barry, Beale & Co..Boston, MA.1911
An 11" x 9" embossed die-cut mechanical marionette paper toy by Raphael Tuck & Sons. Ltd. An unknown boatman's journal detailing the mileage, expenses, and trips taken on a launch (an open motor boat) named Polaris. The journal has been divided into several sections, with one side of the journal being used as a "Mileage and Cash" ledger, while the back portion is used for "Miscellaneous and Operation of Engine." These titles have been written on the journal's cover so that the reader knows which section they are on. Starting on the "Miscellaneous and Operation of Engine," the journal starts in 1911, when the boat was ordered that March. The owner visited the shop twice before the boat was delivered to him in 1911. Based on anecdotal evidence contained within other entries in the journal and advertisements in local newspapers (not included) that ran around the time of purchase, the boat was most likely constructed at the Atlantic Company in Amesbury, MA. and was a gurnet dory. What follows are various entries of advice from friends or workers at the Atlantic Co. on how to run the boat's engine and records of minor repairs. Additionally there are summaries of  the 1911-1913 seasons chronicling the time in the water, distance traveled, gallons of gas used, and repairs/maintenance.  Next, is a chart that states the distances to various points traveled to in miles. This was most likely complied in an effort to know how much gas might be need for various trips. Lastly, in this portion of the journal  is a section of pages which gives instructions on how to use the engine and perform maintenance on it. Flipping the journal over and starting on the "Milage and Cash" cover, the journal records the date of each trip take, its starting point and/or destination as well as the mileage of each trip. Often times there are notes regarding the people accompanying the owner on the trip, as well as short notes on what the trip was for, such as coon shooting or fishing. At the end of each year the total mileage is tallied up. After several blank pages a ledger for cash expenses incurred, such as an anchor and fire extinguisher. Immediately following this is a list of gasoline expenditures, including the gallons bought and  the cost. At the end of each year the total amount used has been added up, and, for example, in 1911 190 gallons costing a total of $28.10. These various  ledgers in the journal cover 4 seasons, from 1911 to 1914. At one point there are brief notes detailing the expense of storing the boat from 1915-1918, followed by the entry "Sold Polaris and tender, with fithnap and accessories, to Mrs. Anna D. Porter of 280 Lowell St. Peabody, MA, for $600. She is to pay the storage for the current year.' Following several blank pages, there are several extremely detailed records of some of the trips taken between 1911-1914. For example, on a trip from Haverhill to Annisquam (a waterfront neighborhood of the town of Gloucestor), the location of the boat was documented every ten minutes.   At times these trip entries have time stamp records to the exact 1/2 minute. Interspersed throughout the journal are four photographs that have been pasted in. Two photographs are attached to the front and back interior covers and depict the boat, Polaris, itself. There are quotes about motor boats, cut from newspapers pasted behind the photographs. The other two photographs are pasted on interior pages, one is of the lighthouse on White Island, while the other one depicts a buoy. Included are ten loose sheets, mostly lists of items left in the boat, or repairs needing to be done. Lastly there is a trimmed piece of cardboard that depicts an advertisement for the International Typographical Union, that was most likely used as a book mark. Red leather covers. Graph interior pages. Approximately 1/3 filled out. Measures 6" x 3 3/4".
Metamorphic Valentine - Rifleman's Call. Mansell.London. Mechanical Lotto Cards. ..
Price: $350.00
Price: $375.00
Metamorphic Valentine - Rifleman's Call. Mansell.London. Mechanical Lotto Cards. ..
Single-fold 7" x 4 3/4" with lace paper cover and solid cartouche.   At first view one sees a lithograph of a rifleman with a verse titled "The Rifelmans Call".  It reads Roused by the bugles pealing call Into the warlike ranks you fall, But when your sailor calls, I hear, Bys some back door you disappear." The bottom half of the rifleman flips up a gent with a tipped hat and a list of "Town Traitors" appears.  Marked Mansell. Back page embossed "Collection of Helen Benson Matthews".. 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.
Our Peepshow. Ernest Nister.London.1897
Price: $400.00
Our Peepshow. Ernest Nister.London.1897
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".