Annual Spring Sale | April 8-9, 2021
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212. LARGE MARKLIN HORSE DRAWN FIRE PUMPER | This beautiful live steam horse drawn fire pumper exemplifies Marklin's build quality at the turn of the last century, an attractive vertical brass boiler provides steam to turn a series of gears that powers a functioning water pump, nickel plated fittings and valves direct water to the firemen's hoses, this mechanism sits atop an attractive, curved, cast iron frame painted in a deep maroon with pinstriping typical of Marklin's excellent paint work, two original horses lead the wagon on its tall spoked wheels, a piece that can truly stand alone or compliment other beautiful early German toys. Provenance: Bill Bertoia Collection. | 29" l. | One lantern is reattached to side, otherwise an all original in (Excellent Condition) | $25,000 - $45,000
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Estimate: $25,000 - $45,000
Auction closed on Thursday, April 8, 2021.
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