An 11-inch coin-operated Brevette Polyphon disc musical longcase clock, circa 1900,
Lot 78W
An 11-inch coin-operated Brevette Polyphon disc musical longcase clock, circa 1900,
Sold for £6,875 (US$ 10,680) inc. premium

Lot Details
An 11-inch coin-operated Brevette Polyphon disc musical longcase clock, circa 1900,
An 11-inch coin-operated Brevette Polyphon disc musical longcase clock,
circa 1900,
Ser. No. 54030,
with twin combs, one with the tinplate lithographed cover, on reeded gilt cast bedplate, oak soundboards, the 2-train clock striking on a gong, Western Arabic numerals on silvered brass dial, actuating the musical movement on the hour, 1d. coin operation for manual overide, in imposing architectural case, the multi-pediment top with faux tile cushion dome and bobbin-turned finial balustrade, plain moulded main cornice behind carved gable, circular glazed dial panel flanked by turned columns, twin appliqués to sides, on integral trunk with carved movement door, coin slots with scroll supports to corners, open plinth base with further turned columns on bracket feet, with 14 discs, clock and winding keys - 84in. (213.5cm) high, 203/4in. (53cm) wide max

Footnotes

  • Condition: C2 M2 D4
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