Brunk Auctions
Live Auction

Premier Auction - Session II

Sat, Jul 16, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 659

Salesman's Sample Potato Picker Model

Estimate: $500 - $700

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

American, late 19th century, metal model potato picker machine in green painted wood box, 17-3/4 x 25-1/2 x 12-1/2 in.

Provenance: Property sold to benefit the American Folk Art Museum


surface dirt and accretion, some rust and corrosion to metal, box with scattered bumps, chips, and wear throughout, rust and corrosion to iron straps, some scratches and losses to painted surfaces, lid with some separations and losses, internal parts with some breaks and losses (several metal tines on belt missing), old stitch repair and tear to leather, crack and separation to one wheel rim, one element broken off but retained, chain with some rust