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Labels: animals, automatomania, Roullet et Decamps, video, wind up
posted by Dug North on 1/01/2009
I have one of these automaton walking pigs. It was my mother's first Christmas present in 1924. Do you think it was new then? I was told it was bought at FAO Schwarz.I have the key but the pig does not work anymore. Any easy fix or just leave it alone?
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