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[Black Americana] Early McLoughlin Brothers Chopped Up “Puzzles to Put Together.” New York: McLoughlin Bros. Publishers, ca. 1874. Complete. Twenty-four paper covered cardboard picture puzzle pieces and a wooden box with a chromolithographed paper label depicting a “Grand Musical Party” featuring caricatures of African Americans dancing, playing music, and one dressed in Uncle Sam attire. Box measures 10 ½ x 9 x 2”. Extremities of box rubbed, one facsimile puzzle piece (R:1, C:1, P:4); vibrant graphics. Scarce. Addendum: Sept. 25: The lot also includes a second jigsaw puzzle, as issued my McLoughlin, showing a black mandolin player lounging, and three black children, one lounging and smoking a cigar, one serving a pair of boots on a platter, the last smiling and pointing left.
Early McLoughlin Brothers Chopped Up “Puzzles to Put Together.”
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Minimum Bid: $250.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $720.00
Estimate: $500 - $700
Number Bids: 4
Auction closed on Saturday, September 28, 2019.
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