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Clown automaton

An electrically operated display consisting of a clown’s head balancing a revolving shape on its nose. The clown has been renovated during its life and a new motor fitted by Tony Middleton in Cambridge. The original colour scheme of the clown is not known.

Item Details

Date Probably early to mid 20th century.
Key Phrases
Ref no N107