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Lot 44
A 'Visible-Bells' musical box, by Paillard,
Sold for £1,056 (US$ 1,723) inc. premium

Lot Details
A 'Visible-Bells' musical box, by Paillard,
No. 26800, playing twelve dancehall and popular airs including Pinafore, with single-spring crank-wind motor and six graduated engine-turned bells on lever-select, three-quarter length zither attachment, colour Harlequin tunesheet and glass dust lid in ebonised interior, in part grained case, the front and lid with kingwood crossbanded rosewood veneers and central stained inlaid decoration of musical instruments on floral and flying-ribbon wreath; with a small instruction sheet entitled Explaination for using Musical Boxes, (two bell teeth missing, two bell rods disconnected) - 28in. (71cm) wide, the cylinder 13in. (33cm)
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