A late 19th century Swiss music box
Lot 70
A 'Timbres-Visibles' musical box, by Paillard Vaucher et fils, circa 1890,
Sold for £2,500 (US$ 4,202) inc. premium
Lot Details
A 'Timbres-Visibles' musical box, by Paillard Vaucher et fils,
circa 1890,
Ser. No. *2748,
playing eight popular airs including Pinafore, with double-spring motor, tune-select lever, single-section comb with the bell comb to the right actuating polished steel bee strikers to plain polished bells on buffet rack, on reeded cast gilt bedplate under dustlid, coloured tunesheet, in rosewood veneered case with slight-domed lid bearing floral inlay, side carrying handles - 25.1/2in. (65cm) wide, the cylinder 13in. (33cm)

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  • Condition: E III 2
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