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Lehmann MandarinLehmann Paddy & The Pig
Downingtown, PA, United States
DoneNov 17, 2012 3:00 PM UTC

2012 Antique Toy & Train Auction

The sale includes almost 400 lots from the collection of the late Athelstan & Katherine Spilhaus. Many of the items on offer were pictured in their book 'Mechanical Toys-How Old Toys Work' , 1989 by Crown Publishers, New York.The collection displays their wide range of interest in mechanical music, optical and scientific devices. Also included in the sale are more than 200 lots from Rick Ralston, author of 'Cast Iron Floor Trains' published in 1984 as well as a wonderful grouping of American painted tin toys from the collection of Joseph Copp. Also included in the sale are many other items from various consigners, a number of are attic treasures fresh to the market.
 
A Pair of Decamps Elephants
Sold for $700
Nov 17, 2012
Clockwork Nodding Lion
Sold for $475
Nov 17, 2012
Decamps Animated Lion
Sold for $650
Nov 17, 2012
Decamps Drinking Polar Bear
Sold for $950
Nov 17, 2012
Decamps Polar Bear with Viola
Sold for $1,300
Nov 17, 2012
Decamps Pig with Pestering Dog
Sold for $550
Nov 17, 2012
Decamps Walking Sheep
Sold for $800
Nov 17, 2012
Decamps French Pigs Automaton
Sold for $2,250
Nov 17, 2012
Decamp Clockwork Alligator
Sold for $2,250
Nov 17, 2012
Nodding Clockwork Tiger
Sold for $1,200
Nov 17, 2012
Nodding Clockwork Camel
Sold for $1,900
Nov 17, 2012
Crowing Rooster Pull Toy
Sold for $375
Nov 17, 2012
Strutting Peacock Automaton
Sold for $3,000
Nov 17, 2012
Mechanical Bird in Cage
Sold for $1,000
Nov 17, 2012
Gypsy Shell Game Magic Automaton
Sold for $7,000
Nov 17, 2012
Dog Trainer Automaton
Sold for $1,100
Nov 17, 2012