We have always considered and collected these commercial masks and helmets as industries tribal art. Examples can be elegant in their simplicity or bazaar and complex. They are always unique, suprising and filled with personality.
1906 Mills Novelty Owl Strength Tester Scale
Super rare antique 1906 Mills Novelty owl strength tester face from a coin-op arcade machine. This was the main cast bronze face for this unique machine. These machines are high on a coin-op collectors want list. This working clock face is a perfect turn of the century wall hanging. If you pull the chain the pointer will move around. The heavy frame is a deeply cast owl with the company name. The strongman graphics really bring this to another level. The back and mechanism behind the bronze frame housed in are wood wall clock type frame. It's an impressive size at 2 foot tall... $3200