Important "VALDA" store automaton Promotional... - Lot 6 - Osenat

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Important "VALDA" store automaton Promotional... - Lot 6 - Osenat
Important "VALDA" store automaton Promotional automaton for Valda tablets, intended for pharmacy windows in the 1930s. In lithographed sheet metal representing a dromedary ridden in the desert by Doctor Valda. In operation, the camel walks on the carpet which is continuously rolled out, allowing the advertising slogan to be read, while the doctor's arm shakes the box of tablets. H: 107 cm and 81 x 20 cm. Electric motor missing, original carpet but company name deleted, accidents and missing parts. Bibliography: Exhibition "Automates de pub, 2008, Nouveau Musée National Monaco", reproduced on page 20 of the catalogue and "Automates publicitaires" by Daniel Bordet, reproduced on page 50.
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