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Desirable Vichy Musketeer Mechanical Toy - 12 inches

Vichy, Paris, circa 1875, mechanical platform toy with standing figure of a Gentleman with a bisque flange head, brown stationary glass eyes, finely brush stroked eyebrows and lashes, blushed cheeks, closed mouth with red painted lips, molded and painted mustache and goatee, blonde human hair wig, mechanical automaton carton body with moving head and right arm holding a cast metal gilded pistol, left arm is adjustable wire armature, both hand are painted cast metal, figure is mounted to a green enamel painted tin platform wind-up clockwork mechanism, cast metal spoke wheels, adjustable single front wheel, he is elaborately costumed as a Musketeer in silk, felt, lace, kid leather and metallic gold trim. When wound with the original key, the figure rolls across the floor moving his head and waiving his pistol, a clicker mechanism attached to the clock work makes a popping sound as if firing his weapon.

Size: 12 Inches tall.

Condition: Excellent, bisque head is free of damage or repair, mechanism works well, clothing looks to be a well made mid 20th century costume replica made to replace the original.

The preeminent French automaton maker Vichy made a series of these mechanical figures and this pistol waving Musketeer is one of the most desirable.

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Desirable Vichy Musketeer Mechanical Toy - 12 inches

$1,975

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