The Cedar Point auction, offered by Gray’s Auctions, amalgamates 159 antique books, decorative arts, vintage furniture, and automobile from the amusement park, Cedar Point.
American LaFrance, the manufacturer of the “Steam Fire Engine No. 496”, which is a featured lot in this auction, created fire engines, fire aerials, and rescue vehicles from the start of 1832.Likewise, a coin-operated hand crank by ‘International Mutoscope Reel Co’ is also showcased in the auction. The 20th-century machines with three painted metal movie reel viewers are modified to accept 25 cents.
According to Cleveland 19, “Most of the items up for bid were not used in the park but were display items to show Americana through the years.” Along with the aforementioned items, antique buyers will also find a 1907 fleming steam garden tractor and water carriage alongside a national electric shoe shining machine in a stained pine and glass case. To find more on these items and more please visit Invaluable
Lot Categories:Collectibles (29), Decorative Art (1), Fine Art (1), Furniture (22), Dolls, Bears & Toys (100)
# of Lots:159
Price Range:$120 - $250,000
Interesting lots include:
|Item Image||Item Name||Estimate|
|An American LaFrance Steam Fire Engine No. 496, 1904|| Estimate: |
|A 1907 Fleming Steam Garden Tractor and Water Carriage|| Estimate: |
|A Coin Operated Hand Crank Three Movie Reel Arcade Viewers by the International Mutoscope Reel Co., Inc., New York, 20th Century,|| Estimate: |
|An Automatic Wonder Steinle's Sandusky Clock, ca. 1897|| Estimate: |
|A National Electric Shoe Shining Machine in a Stained Pine and Glass Case, 20th Century.|| Estimate: |