An Alexandra interchangeable "cuff" cylinder musical box, playing thirty-six airs, circa 1895,
Lot 138
An Alexandra interchangeable "cuff" cylinder musical box, playing thirty-six airs, circa 1895,
Sold for £1,260 (US$ 2,120) inc. premium
Lot Details
An Alexandra interchangeable "cuff" cylinder musical box, playing thirty-six airs,
circa 1895,
Ser. No. 9883,
Gam. Nos. A, S, P, R, V and Q,
the six cylinder sleeves playing 6 airs each of a wide selection of music, with under-bedplate single-spring motor with internal right-hand lever, tune indicator and zither attachment on silvered reeded cast bedplate, in ebonised interior flanking the cylinder sleeves fitting over vertical dowels, colour tunesheet, in walnut veneered case with the lid and front bearing rosewood veneered panels and shaped boxwood inlay (transfer formally at front) - 21in. (53cm) wide, the cylinder sleeves 6in. (15cm)
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