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c. 1890, G.A. Dentzel Co., Philadelphia, signed G.A. Dentzel, 45"h; 41"w
In the 1850's Michael Dentzel sent his son Gustav from Germany to Philadelphia to deliver a carousel. This was one of the first carousels in the western hemisphere. In the 1860's Gustav set up his own carousel business in Philadelphia. The Dare carousel, installed in 1863, still operates in Watch Hill, RI. A sixth generation of Dentzels is still in the carousel business.
From the collection of a Baltimore lady. Total proceeds of the sale of this item are being donated to animal welfare charities by the consignor.
Paint partially stripped.
Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500
Realized: $4,000 - Excluding Buyer's Premium

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