Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Scale model barber’s chair, $42,000, Victorian Casino
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An exceptional salesman’s sample barber chair, a beautifully detailed scale model made by Theo A. Kochs (Chicago), sold for $42,000 at an auction held May 2-4 by Victorian Casino Auctions in Las Vegas, Nev. Also, a five-cent Victor Novelty Works cast-iron table-top gambling machine from around 1907, one of only a few known, went for $32,000. Over 1,800 lots of antique radios, slot machines, arcade games, gas and oil collectibles, advertising art and more were offered in an auction that grossed $1 million+. Prices include a 20 percent buyer’s premium.