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    An Olymphon Spring-Loaded Ring Toss Game, Ascot Mechanical Horse Racing Game, and Figural Chess Set, early 20th century and later
    7-1/2 h x 12 w x 30-1/2 d inches (19.1 x 30.5 x 77.5 cm) (Olymphon)

    Property from the Estate of Charles Schalebaum

    The lot comprising banjo-shaped Olymphon spring-loaded ring toss game with lithographed tin backboard, exterior with allegorical scenery, Ascot "New Racing Game" horse racing game in mahogany box, and a late 20th century limited edition Revolutionary War chess set, numbered 44 of 750.


    Condition Report*: Cup to Olymphon mechanism likely resoldered, felt backing to Olymphon backboard loose, some rubbing and age-related wear to each, some chess pieces unattached from bases, some mothing and fading to felt, some chess pieces with regluing, some scratching and minor flaking to lithographed tin, one horse unattached from string to Ascot game, some chess pieces with bending, with wear commensurate with age and use. Heritage does not guarantee the working order or completeness of mechanisms.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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    September, 2017
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