A late 19th centruy musical box playing 4 aires
Lot 55
A key-wind musical box, by Nicole Frères, circa 1857,
Sold for £1,440 (US$ 2,420) inc. premium
Lot Details
A key-wind musical box, by Nicole Freres,
circa 1857,
Ser. No. 34703,
Gam. No. 1424,
playing four part-operatic and waltz airs including Waltz Favourite No.3 by Beethoven, small single-spring motor and single-section comb on plain brass bedplate in stained interior, interesting pale blue tunesheet and unusual Wales & McCullock retailer's label below inside the lid, in beech veneered case with end-flap, ebonised stringing to lid top, repeated to the front - 15in. (35cm) wide, the cylinder 8.1/8in. (20.5cm)

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  • Condition: G II 2
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