Roovers Brothers Donkey Wonder Fortune Teller

Description: Donkey Wonder, Roovers Brothers of Brooklyn (New York). First produced in 1891 and electrified in 1910. Newer reproductions have also be made. The donkey wonder turns its head, lifts the rod in her right hand, chatters her little lips, moves her ears, checks you with her "eye piece" and then spins the ship's wheel which rotates rapidly until it slows down and stops on a number. Player reads fortune from the two sheets on her sides as it correspondes to the number on the ship's wheel. Total of 24 fortunes. Also see a very similar fortune teller Elephant Wonder. Donkey Wonder and Elephant Wonder where made after Madame Zita but before Puss in Boots.

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