A Drum Bells Castagnettes-Zither musical box, by Francois Conchon, circa 1892,
Lot 67
A Drum Bells Castagnettes-Zither musical box, by Francois Conchon, circa 1892,
Sold for £1,250 (US$ 2,101) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Drum Bells Castagnettes-Zither musical box, by Francois Conchon,
circa 1892,
Ser. No. 7725,
playing twelve airs including traditional, waltzes and dances, single-spring motor, single-section comb flanked by eight drum, six woodblock and seven bell hammer select combs, engraved buffet bells and full-length zither attachment, in ebonised interior under dustlid, tunesheet bearing the gold Conchon star mark, in rosewood veneered case with the slight domed lid bearing large oval inlaid cartouche (loss), repeated to the front, with kingwood crossbanding and tulipwood stringing - 28.1/2in. (75.5cm) wide, the cylinder 17.1/4in. (44cm)

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  • Condition: F II 2 (iiir)(tt)
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