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 

The auction has ended

LOT 35:

Clown Sits on Powder Keg Scarce Animated Cap Pistol

Sold for: $700
Start price:
$ 300
Estimated price:
$600 - $800
Auction house commission: 27.5%
sales tax: 6.625% On the full lot's price and commission
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Clown Sits on Powder Keg Scarce Animated Cap Pistol
By Ives, Blakeslee Company Pat.'d 1878 - 4 1/4" Long. Images of the puppets Punch and Judy appear in relief on the gun's handle. A small firecracker placed in the muzzle of the gun will blow the clown from his seat on the gunpowder keg.