A late musical box playing twelve airs, by Nicole Freres, circa 1885,
Lot 68
A late musical box playing twelve airs, by Nicole Freres, circa 1885,
Sold for £625 (US$ 1,050) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A late musical box playing twelve airs, by Nicole Freres,
circa 1885,
Ser. No. 52135,
Gam. No. 5345,
L. No. 1856,
playing a variety of polkas, marches, dances and waltzes, with double-spring motor, stamped single-section comb and speed regulator in ebonised interior under dustlid, period tunesheet and ivorine retailer's plaque inside the lid, in grained case with the slight-domed rosewood veneered lid with instrument and swag inlaid detail, triple boxwood stringing - 22.1/2in. (57cm.) wide, the cylinder 11in. (28cm.).
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