An Interchangeable 'Mandoline Piccolo' musical box by Mermod Freres,
Lot 24
An Interchangeable 'Mandoline Piccolo' musical box by Mermod Freres,
Sold for £2,640 (US$ 4,437) inc. premium
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Musical Boxes
An Interchangeable 'Mandoline Piccolo' musical box by Mermod Freres,
No. 32551, now with one listed cylinder from original 24-air programme (32551 - Gamme No. 931), with double-spring motor, parachute speed check, tune indicator and zither attachment, ebonised interior with dust lid and stay, tunesheet in walnut veneered lid interior, in thuya-wood veneered case with wide moulded ebonised edge, canted-corners and brass and fan inlaid lid, on matching stand with storage drawer on turned ebonised supports, (out of register) - 35in. (89cm wide, the cylinder 13in. (33cm), the height max. 41in. (104cm)
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