A 9-inch Brittania 'smoker's cabinet' upright disc musical box, circa 1900,
Lot 58W
A 9-inch Brittania 'smoker's cabinet' upright disc musical box, circa 1900,
Sold for £780 (US$ 1,224) inc. premium

Lot Details
A 9-inch Brittania 'smoker's cabinet' upright disc musical box,
circa 1900,
Ser. No. 3550,
with 'Sublime-Harmonie' combs on silvered finish cast bedplate, ebonised soundboard with faded patent number transfer, full/half speed control on top of motor compartment with glazed front panel, right-hand start/stop and crank-wind on the upright case, later pediment with Mercedes quartz timepiece centre above fretted frieze, double doors with crossbanded rosewood fields and boxwood stringing, on part ebonised plinth base, with 25 discs - 27in. (69cm) high, 16.3/4in. (42.5cm) wide

Footnotes

  • Condition: C1 M1 D2
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