»Kinematofor« by Ernst Plank, 1898 
Extremely rare original Praxinoscope, powered by a hot-air engine, made by the famous German tin toy manufacturer Ernst Plank, Nuremberg. Very attractive apparatus to demonstrate "living pictures" from the time "when pictures began to run". – With 24 original picture strips by Ernst Plank. Tin body refinished in yellow. – Very good condition. – A spectacular exhibition and museum piece for any advanced toy or optical collection!
Estimate: € 4,000/7,000
US$ 5,400/9,500
Reserve: € 2,400/US$ 3,240

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