Fine Mechanical Music and Scientific Instruments
19 Apr 2011, starting at 13:00 BST.

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 of 76
1 An important Marconi type 702 mirror-lid television, sold on 26th November 1936 - two owners from new, £16,800
US$ 28,237
€20,380
2 A rare Zarach sphere colour television, on trumpet stand, chassis by Sony, circa 1975, £1,560
US$ 2,622
€1,892
3 A rare American Colonial Globe radio, in ivory bakelite case, 1934, £780
US$ 1,311
€946
4 A Motorola S-grille catalin radio, 1941, £2,400
US$ 4,033
€2,911
5 A Garod type 126 'Circle Grille' catalin radio, 1940, £1,920
US$ 3,227
€2,329
6 An Emerson type AX235 'Little Miracle' catalin radio, 1938, £1,560
US$ 2,622
€1,892
7 A rare Emerson Walt Disney 'Mickey Mouse' radio, circa 1940, £660
US$ 1,109
€800
8 A Sentinel type 284 NI catalin radio, 1945, £600
US$ 1,008
€727
9 A Fada type 1000 'Bullet' catalin radio, 1945, £900
US$ 1,512
€1,091
10 A Fada type 1000 'Bullet' catalin radio, 1945, £480
US$ 806
€582
11 A 200-series green bakelite telephone, impressed mark 164 55, £4,800
US$ 8,067
€5,823
12 A 200-series red bakelite telephone, impressed mark 164 56, £900
US$ 1,512
€1,091
13 A 200-series green bakelite telephone, pre-war model, impressed mark PL36 164 234, £1,080
US$ 1,815
€1,310
14 A 200-series green bakelite telephone, pre-war model, impressed mark FH45 164 1, £216
US$ 363
€262
15 Pre-war 200-series ivory bakelite telephones: impressed marks: S-36 and two with S-38, £300
US$ 504
€363
16 Two 200-series ivory bakelite telephones: impressed marks: both for 164 56 £540
US$ 907
€655
17 Two 200-series ivory bakelite telephones: impressed marks both for 164 56, £456
US$ 766
€553
18 Two 200-series ivory bakelite telephones: impressed marks: 164 52 and 164 55, £600
US$ 1,008
€727
19 Two 200-series ivory bakelite telephones: impressed marks: 164 55 and 57 £456
US$ 766
€553
20 A good type 314L green bakelite telephone, impressed mark 164 52, £840
US$ 1,411
€1,019
21 A near-mint type 312L red bakelite telephone, impressed mark 164 57, £1,080
US$ 1,815
€1,310
22 Two 314L type ivory bakelite telephones: impressed marks: 164 54 and 164 56, £336
US$ 564
€407
27 Ivory bakelite 200 and 300-series telephones, extensions and spares: £840
US$ 1,411
€1,019
28 Ten rare green bakelite type 164 telephone receivers: impressed marks including: £840
US$ 1,411
€1,019
29 Eight rare red bakelite type 164 telephone receivers: impressed marks including: £336
US$ 564
€407
30 Eighteen ivory bakelite type 164 telephone receivers: impressed marks including: £660
US$ 1,109
€800
31 A rare 'Negro Banjo-Player' musical automaton, by G. Vichy, circa 1885, £7,200
US$ 12,101
€8,734
32 A fine Hoyt metamorphic picture automaton, German, for the English market, circa 1900, £2,280
US$ 3,832
€2,765
33 A large standing polar bear electric automaton, circa 1960, £2,880
US$ 4,840
€3,493
34 A large gilt metal and lead-clad standing ostrich automaton, mid-20th century, from earlier elements, £132
US$ 221
€160
35 A fine and early gilt and servés panel singing bird-in-cage, by Bontems, circa 1870, £14,400
US$ 24,203
€17,469
36 A singing bird-in-cage, by Bontems, circa 1890, £1,260
US$ 2,117
€1,528
37 A double singing birds-in-cage, by Reuge, circa 1960, £840
US$ 1,411
€1,019
38 A double singing birds-in-cage, by Reuge, circa 1960, £504
US$ 847
€611
39 A gilt singing bird box, by Flauoulot, mid 20th century, £2,640
US$ 4,437
€3,202
40 An ivory singing bird box, by Raymy, Swiss, circa 1920, £2,160
US$ 3,630
€2,620
41 A gilt-metal and enamel singing bird box with timepiece, by C. H. Marguerat, circa 1930, £4,560
US$ 7,664
€5,531
42 A fine silver-gilt and enamel singing bird box with timepiece, by Charles Bruguier, circa 1848, £15,600
US$ 26,220
€18,925
43 A silver-gilt and enamel singing bird box, by Charles Bruguier, circa 1835, £9,000
US$ 15,127
€10,918
44 A silver-gilt singing bird box, by Charles Bruguier, circa 1845, £10,800
US$ 18,152
€13,102
45 A fine silver-gilt and enamel singing bird box, by C. Bruguier, circa 1842, £15,600
US$ 26,220
€18,925
46 An important singing bird et carde-de-visite necessaire compendium, French movement circa 1870, gilt fittings and inlaid ebonised case for the English market, £16,800
US$ 28,237
€20,380
47 A fine and early gold and enamel musical snuffbox, Swiss, the movement by Meylan (post-Nicole), the case most probably by Piguet, circa 1820, £9,000
US$ 15,127
€10,918
48 A fine gold and enamel musical vinaigrette, Swiss, circa 1820, £8,400
US$ 14,118
€10,190
49 A gold and enamel-bossed musical vinaigrette tonnelet, circa 1830, £6,000
US$ 10,084
€7,278
51 A rare Autophone automatic phonograph console, by The American Phonograph Co., similar to the Hexophone, circa 1910, £21,600
US$ 36,305
€26,204
52 An early and important key-wind part-overture musical box, by Rèymond Nicole, circa 1832, special pinning format, £7,800
US$ 13,110
€9,462
53 An early two-per-turn musical box, by Ducommun Girod, circa 1844, £2,100
US$ 3,529
€2,547
55 A key-wind musical box, by Nicole Frères, circa 1857, £1,440
US$ 2,420
€1,746
56 A fine interchangeable cylinder musical box-on-stand et secretaire, by Nicole Frères, circa 1869, £8,400
US$ 14,118
€10,190
57 A 'Mandoline-Piccolo' interchangeable musical box-on-stand, by Mojon Manger & Co., circa 1889, £6,000
US$ 10,084
€7,278
58 An interchangeable musical box, by Nicole Frères, circa 1850, £2,400
US$ 4,033
€2,911
60 An unusual Voix Celeste musical box, by Paillard Vaucher et fils, circa 1884, £1,080
US$ 1,815
€1,310
61 A fine key-wind timepiece-actuated Black Forest musical box, by B. A. Bremond, circa 1879, £6,000
US$ 10,084
€7,278
62 A fine Polyphon 19.5/8-inch upright coin-operated disc musical box, Style 104A, £3,600
US$ 6,050
€4,367
63 A good Stella 17.1/4-inch disc musical box-on-stand, £3,000
US$ 5,042
€3,639
64 A good ebonised Polyphon 15.3/4-inch disc musical box, circa 1900, £1,800
US$ 3,025
€2,183
65 A Symphonion 12-inch disc musical box, The 'Rococo' style 25C, circa 1895, £1,320
US$ 2,218
€1,601
66 An Obry apparatus, as designed and trialled by Robert Whitehead - made by Whitehead & Company, circa 1897, £1,800
US$ 3,025
€2,183
67 Joseph-Marie Jacquard (1752-1854) - a fine woven silk La Mémoire portrait Executed in 1839 on the programmable Jacquard loom by Didter Petit et cie, Lyon, £31,200
US$ 52,441
€37,850
69 An important electric light fitting and bracket, by T. A. Edison, circa 1880, the first commercial light bulb socket, as designed and installed on the SS Columbia, £2,040
US$ 3,428
€2,474
70 A rare presentation T. A. Edison Home Lighting Contest wall plaque, Awarded on 1 June 1925, £36
US$ 60
€43
71 Franyo B., circa 1925, a good watercolour study of Thomas Alva Edison, £720
US$ 1,210
€873
72 A French miniature hanging arc lamp, £180
US$ 302
€218
74 A fine exhibition-quality Fire Alarm Telegraph station, by Beasley-Gamewell, London, circa 1890, £6,600
US$ 11,093
€8,006
75 A good transatlantic telegraph cable sample - as laid in 1874 by the C.S. Faraday, £1,860
US$ 3,126
€2,256

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