2 French Singing Birdcage Automatons

2 French Singing Birdcage Automatons – LOT 11 Realized : $885.00

Musical & Coin-Op Auction, September 21st 2013 – 2 French Singing Birdcage Automatons

Lot #: 11

2 French Singing Birdcage Automatons.
( Price Realized : $885.00 )
Gilt metal birdcage with wire dome top, the movement is contained in the base; the bird is seated on its perch, it moves its head back and forth while whistling a tune. Both are marked “Made in France” on the base and numbered 5433791 & 5315401. One is in good running condition, bird chirps and sings and moves with nice brisk motion; the other winds and runs but has a slow & mono-toned whistle and the figure does no move. 11 in. high.

Estimate: $700 – $900

Name      September 21st, 2013 Musical & Coin-Op Auction
Date(s)   Saturday, September 21
Preview:  Friday 10-5, Saturday 8-11
Auction:  Saturday, September 21st at 11AM
Checkout: Saturday, September 21st at 4PM
Location: 1485 West Housatonic Street, Route 20. Pittsfield, MA
Contact:  413-448-8922
Email:    info@fontainesauction.com

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