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RARE LIVE STEAM SCALE MODEL EARLY STANLEY STEAM CAR . Length 39-1/2 inches (100.3 cm). Superbly detailed and engineered appr...

2014 May 28 The Glenn Reid Collection of Mechanical Models Signature Auction - Dallas #5181

 
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Auction Ended On: May 28, 2014
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RARE LIVE STEAM SCALE MODEL EARLY STANLEY STEAM CAR
Length 39-1/2 inches (100.3 cm)
Superbly detailed and engineered approximately 1.4 scale model of a circa 1905 two cylinder 'Stanley Steamer' after the original built by twin brothers Francis and Freelan Stanley in Newton, Massachusetts. The model is authentic in every detail including painted finish, controls, rubber tires and leather upholstery. Presented on wood stand to allow operation in place.
Provenance: Private Collection 1998. Museum acquisition 463-1998

Condition Report*:

Very fine and well presented.  Operational history and condition unknown.  Presented on wood trestle to allow operation in place.  An extremely scarce and exceptionally built model.

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