A pictorial tinplate musical snuffbox, circa 1850,
Lot 54*
A pictorial tinplate musical snuffbox, circa 1850,
Sold for £625 (US$ 979) inc. premium

Lot Details
A pictorial tinplate musical snuffbox,
circa 1850,
Ser. No. 55302,
playing two airs, with single-section comb on plain brass bedplate, the lid interior with period tunesheet also bearing oval Wurtel retailer's label, in painted tinplate case with the lid showing drinking companions in a tavern, metal start/stop and change/repeat buttons to front, no key - 3.3/4in. (9.5cm) wide, the cylinder 2.1/2in. (6.5cm)

Footnotes

  • Condition: E II 3

    On the cylinder start-line, there are four pins neatly bent over to base and treble areas.
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