THE PAUL COLE BANK AND CAP GUN COLLECTION
Jun 26, 2021
295 US Hwy 22 East, Suite 204 West, Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889, United States

THE PAUL COLE BANK AND CAP GUN COLLECTION

Saturday, June 26th, 2021 at 10 am Eastern Lots 1-551

The RSL Auction Company feels very blessed and honored to have been selected by the Cole Family to help sell Paul and Carol's wonderful collections of American tin toys, animated cap pistols, cast iron, and tin toy banks.

This Auction features Mechanical and Still Banks, Animated Cap Guns, and Classic Early American Tin Toys from the 40+ Year Collection of Paul Cole Jr. - Bluefield, West Virginia 

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LOT 17:

The Best Butter Animated Cap Pistol

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Sold for: $2,300
Start price:
$ 600
Estimated price:
$1,200 - $1,500
Auction house commission: 27.5%
sales tax: 6.625% On the full lot's price and commission
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The Best Butter Animated Cap Pistol
Made by the Ives, Blakeslee Company of Connecticut - 1880's - 5 1/2" Long. Gertrude Hegarty Collection. The graphics that decorate the elongated handle of the gun are very elaborate. When the pistol is operated, one ram rears backwards and then slams the head of the other ram. This is an extremely desirable cap gun, but mechanism needs an adjustment.

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