A good key-wind 'Tradesman's' hymn musical box, by Nicole Frerés,  circa 1859,
Lot 33
A good key-wind 'Tradesman's' hymn musical box, by Nicole Frerés, circa 1859,
£1,200 - 1,500
US$ 2,000 - 2,500
Lot Details
A good key-wind 'Tradesman's' hymn musical box, by Nicole Frerés,
circa 1859,
Ser. No. 36592,
Gam. No. 944,
playing six popular sacred airs, single-spring motor, stamped single-section comb on plain brass bedplate, in red stained interior, blue tunesheet, in richly grained case with the rosewood veneered lid bearing large scroll mounted oval crest of panpipes amongst swags and berries in stained fruitwoods, French enamel highlights, and boxwood stringing, with original turned treen T grip key - 18in. (46cm) wide, the cylinder 11in. (28cm)

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  • Condition: G(ow) II 2(iir)
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