BB&C hidden drum movement, in later case
Lot 37
A rare key-wind hidden drum et piccolo musical box movement, by Berens Blumberg & Cie, circa 1855,
£1,200 - 1,500
US$ 2,000 - 2,500
Lot Details
A rare key-wind hidden drum et piccolo musical box movement, by Berens Blumberg & Cie,
circa 1855,
No. 22577,
playing four unidentified airs, with single-spring motor, 17-hammer drum select, double-section comb with 51-tooth piccolo treble section, stamped with the BB.C L. W. marks, on plain brass bedplate, in period but associated key-wind case with figured tumble-flame burr walnut veneers, ebonised interior with glass dustlid, endflap, lid, front and sides with single boxwood stringing - 20.1/2in. (52cm) wide, the cylinder 13in. (33cm)

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  • Condition: G V 4(v)(tt)
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