An alternate-tooth-comb musical box, by Palliard Vaucher et Fils,  circa 1880,
Lot 51
An alternate-tooth-comb musical box, by Paillard Vaucher et Fils, circa 1880,
Sold for £300 (US$ 507) inc. premium
Lot Details
Cylinder Musical Boxes
An alternate-tooth-comb musical box, by Paillard Vaucher et Fils,
circa 1880,
No. *1709, playing twelve airs, with single-spring lever-wind motor, the single-section comb with the alternate tips the full length of the comb, full zither attachment with PVF stamp, on reeded gilt cast bedplate, reprinted tunesheet partially inscribed, in re-built polished mahogany case, the lid with simplistic ovoid-form cartouche and sunburst spandrels in various stained woods - 23in. (59cm) wide, the cylinder 13in. (33cm)

Footnotes

  • Condition: G(re-built) II 3(iir)

    (Zither attachment removed for the illustration)
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