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1850 Spalding & Rogers Circus Broadside on Lid of Small Antique Footlocker. A buckram-covered wooden footlocker (19 ½ x 8 x 9”) with an illustrated letterpress broadside for the Spalding & Rogers “Apollonicon” pasted on the underside of the curved lid. Also includes an 1858 trimmed newspaper notice for Nixon’s Great American Circus which bears a similar type of illustration. Slout notes that the Spalding & Rogers’ Apollonicon “introduced the pipe organ as circus music with the addition of a parade wagon.”
1850 Spalding & Rogers Circus Broadside on Lid of Small Antique Footlocker.
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Minimum Bid: $50.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $150.00
Estimate: $100 - $200
Number Bids: 8
Auction closed on Saturday, November 16, 2019.
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