A ten-air part-orchestral musical box,  circa 1880,
Lot 76
A ten-air part-orchestral musical box, circa 1880,
Sold for £450 (US$ 756) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A ten-air part-orchestral musical box,
circa 1880,
Ser. No. 7202,
with large single-spring motor, harpe combs in two parts (one missing), flanking combs for drum, six buffet bells and castanet, zither attachment, on reeded cast gilt bedplate, large Mayermarix tunesheet, in ebonised interior under dustlid, in large rosewood veneered case, the slight-domed lid bearing arrow pouch, swag and floral inlaid ensamble, crossbanding framing to front and sides, cast carrying handles, on ebonised plinth base, (no governor, one comb missing, Geneva stopwork missing), 29in. (74cm.) wide, the cylinder 15in. (38cm.).
For restoration.
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