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Summer Fine Art & Antiques Auction - Day 2

Sun, Jul 9, 2023 01:00PM EDT
Lot 1091

Fisher Body Craftsman's Guild Napoleonic Coach Model w/ Blueprints, 7 pcs.

Estimate: $400 - $450

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Fisher Body 1937 Craftsman's Guild award-winning Napoleonic Coach model carriage, comprised of red, black, and gilt-painted chassis, coachman's seat, and tug line; light blue and gilt-painted, rubber strap-suspended body with tassels; fully lined velvet and ribbon passenger compartment; and velvet coachman's cover with beaded tassels, all with fully articulated pieces. Marked "F" to hubs and shields on doors. Housed in wooden display case with glass panes to three sides and top. Carriage approx. 10 3/4" H x 18 1/2" W (without tug line) x 9 1/4" D. Case: 13 7/8" H x 25 5/8" W x 13 5/8" D. Lot also includes one (1) Fisher Body North Carolina Craftsman's Guild Napoleonic Coach Competition Senior Second State Award 1937 ribbon; one (1) Fisher ad for the Napoleonic Coach from The Saturday Evening Post; one (1) Third Annual Scholarship Award Dinner of Fisher Body Craftsman's Guild 1933 program; one (1) 1937 Plans & Instructions booklet; one (1) laminated Napoleonic Coach blueprint; and one (1) partial laminated blueprint.


Scattered minute wear to paint and minor surface grime. Scattered minute losses to beaded tassels and decorative elements at rear; loss of one ribbon tassel at rear window. Discoloration of velvet commensurate with age. Tug line detached but included with minor scattered paint loss, largest measuring 1/2" x 1/4". Mounting material residue to wheels. Carriage is not affixed inside display case. Award ribbon with tear to one edge. Paper ephemera and blueprints with scattered minor toning, creasing, and wear to edges. Blueprints with scattered pencil or pen inscriptions; both partially or completely torn at folds before lamination.

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