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  • Close up view of the Scottish Rite Double Headed Eagle holding the Christian world in it's east talons.
  • Walnut carving of Gazelle in Africa
  • Hand carved wood armorial achievement with crest, helm, supporters, garter plate and motto. circa 1840
  • Electric Mutoscope by American Mutoscope and Biograph Company. circa 1900
  • Electric Mutoscope by American Mutoscope and Biograph Company showing original black-and-white silver based photograpic prints on reel. circa 1900
  • Wright Cycle Company miniature Van Cleve Bicycle under glass.  circa 1896
  • Original antique Hi-wheel (Penny-farthing) bicycle before crating.  circa 1884
  • Leather Saddle of Original antique Hi-wheel (Penny-farthing) bicycle by Pope Manufacturing Company.  circa 1884
  • Original ship's wheel used to adjust rudder to change course of vessel.  circa 1800
  • Close up photo of real solid bronze name plaque hardware on Wooton Cabinet Office Secretary desk. circa 1874
  • Bronze sculpture of Frenchman Eugene Meyer regarded as the father of the Hi-wheel bicycle. circa 1870
  • White glove handling of Bronze sculpture while crating for private art collector.
  • Crating Star Advertiser model.  Insert 5 cents and get 2 cigars for landing on the number 2.  Manufactured by Drobisch Bros and Co. 1897.
  • Double Headed Eagle holding the Christian world in it's east talons, and a sceptre in it's west talons.
  • Antique wood putto pedestal holding porcelain alchemy gnome.
  • Marble busts from the movie Cleopatra sit to the right and left of Double Headed Eagle.
  • Antique wood Putti pedestal holding collector doll on wall in Kansas City Mansion.
  • Hand carved wood Coat Of Arms hanging on wall in Kansas City Mansion. circa 1840
  • Antique wood carving of the Garden of Eden by sculpture Grinling Gibbons.  circa 1700.
  • Replica cart of Ice Cream Bicycle Vendor
  • Hand carved wood Pintail ducks.
  • Hand carved wood Pintail ducks.
  • Porcelain lavatory basin with gold fixtures before crating.
  • Pair of Chineese Agateware porcelain figurines circa 1700
  • Before rrating of Star Advertiser Drobisch Bros antique cigar vending machine. circa 1897.
  • First wood carving by H. S. Andy Anderson in Kansas City Mansion circa 1920
  • Full size view of antique wood Putti pedestal holding collector doll on wall in Kansas City Mansion.
  • Antique wood putto (cherub) pedestal holding porcelain Renaissance magic gnome.
  • Antique carved wood shelf holding Chinese stoneware.
  • Preparing Wright Cycle Company Van Cleve Bicycle for crating.  circa 1896
  • Wood carving with bataille de la callot inscription
  • Antique wood carvings by Gian Lorenzo Bernini
  • Protecting hand carved wood ducks with buble wrap.
  • Protecting feathers on wood carving.
  • Paper wrapping wood carved ducks by A. Elmer Crowell
  • Stretch wrapping wood carving to hold bubble wrap in place.
  • Wrapping fine art picture frame for export box styyle crate.
  • Positioning Antique Wood Coat Of Arms on paper in crate before mounting
  • Preparing paper wrapped Antique Wood Coat Of Arms to mount inside crate.
  • Fastening Antique Wood Coat Of Arms to inside of crate.
  • Rigging mount for Antique Wood Coat Of Arms inside crate.
  • Securing brackets and rope of rigging for Antique Wood Coat Of Arms in crate.
  • Wrapping antique brass lavatory sink pedestal with bubble wrap before crate.
  • Removing hardware from pedestal before packing in crate.
  • Wooton Cabinet Office Secretary desk before crating. circa 1874
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