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Armitage Herschell Black Beauty – SOLD

$2,600

Armitage-Herschell “Black Beauty” SOLD

Track machine carousel horse, ca. 1898
Original factory paint.

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Armitage-Herschell “Black Beauty” - SOLD
Track machine/springer carousel horse, circa 1898

Original 110+ year old factory paint
(partner to White Star also being offered)

This horse and three others offered on this site were purchased by Tom Maupin’s (Maupintour’s) in 1981-’82. The figures were most likely stored somewhere for a long time prior to then to have escaped repainting/restoration.

The Maupintour Carousel Horses Collection
Maupintour is a worldwide, luxury tour company founded in the 1950’s in Lawrence, Kansas by tourism pioneer Tom Maupin and his partner Neil Mecaskey. By the 1980s, they had grown the company into a multi-million dollar operation with hundreds of thousands of clients. Maupin & Mecaskey filled the company office in Lawrence with art and collectibles, including these antique wooden carousel horses.

 

Additional Information

Weight 81 lbs
Dimensions 62 x 12 in
Style

Jumper

Condition

Unrestored

Carver/Manufacturer

Spillman/Herschell

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