Tag Archives: Mechanical

Great Collections: November 2019

Great Collections: November 2019

The Mini Time Machine Museum Collection The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures is dedicated to sharing the wonder of miniatures and inspiring new audiences to cherish and appreciate this universal art form. The museum was created from the imagination and dedication of Founders Patricia and Walter Arnell. Mrs. Arnell’s fondness for miniatures began in […]

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Witch Atop Mechanical Cat, $21,600, Bertoia Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Witch Atop Mechanical Cat, $21,600, Bertoia Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A large witch atop a mechanical black cat on wheels, circa 1920, sold for $21,600 at an Annual Fall Auction held Nov. 9-11 by Bertoia’s Auctions in Vineland, N.J. Also, a Carlisle & Finch derrick crane on a flatbed car, 2 gauge, American-made, circa […]

What’s Selling on eBay: August 2018

What's Selling on eBay: August 2018

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $4,139.89 (23 bids, 9 bidders): Maxfield Parrish Antique Edison Mazda Electric Light Bulb Store Display Vintage. Offered for sale is a very rare and beautiful Edison Mazda store display from the 1920s. This display is in all original condition and features artwork by Maxfield Parrish who was commissioned to […]

Mechanical Spacebanks

Mechanical Spacebanks

Mechanical Spacebanks by Raymond Reines “I believe that this Nation should commit itself to achieve the goal before this decade is out of landing a man on the Moon and returning him safely to Earth.” ~JFK: May 25, 1961. This ambitious challenge was presented by our 35th president just 20 days after America successfully launched […]