two-per-turn m/b by Nicole Frerés
Lot 239
A Nicole Frerés two-per-turn cylinder musical box circa 1866
Sold for £1,800 (US$ 3,031) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Nicole Frerés two-per-turn cylinder musical box
circa 1866
No. 41248, playing twelve airs, Gamme 1334, single section comb with brass washers on plain brass bedplate, brass control board, original tunesheet, in refinished case with dome lid with floral inlay and triple boxwood lining, 22in (56cm) wide, cylinder 12 1/8in (31cm).

Footnotes

  • See illustration

    The interesting pinning feature observed on the cylinder, is a trill on the 7th air. Apart from that, the cylinder in this area was never pinned for the last six or seven teeth.
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