A spelter musical inkstand, circa 1870,
Lot 33*
A spelter musical inkstand, circa 1870,
Sold for £1,375 (US$ 2,311) inc. premium
Lot Details
A spelter musical inkstand,
circa 1870,
Ser. No. 4342,
playing two airs on automatic change, actuated when pen is lifted from the carriage also opening the lid to the inkwell of shell-form, turned ebonised base and period tunesheet to underside, with a key and Sheaffer fountain pen - 6in. (15cm) wide, the cylinder 2.1/2in. (6.5cm)

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  • Condition: E II 2
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